Saint-Domingue

(from the article `Haiti`) The Treaty of Rijswijk (1697) formally ceded the western third of the island from Spain to France, which renamed it Saint-Domingue. The colony`s ... Creole elites in Venezuela had good reason to fear such a possibility, for a massive revolution had recently exploded in the French Caribbean colony ... [2 rel...
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Saint-Domingue

Saint-Domingue (pron), also referred as French Santo Domingo,{#tag:ref||group= |name= }} was a French colony on the Caribbean island of Hispaniola from 1659 to 1809. The French had established themselves on the western portion of the islands of Hispaniola and Tortuga by 1659. In the Treaty of Ryswick of 1697, Spain formally recognized French contr...
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