Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Haiti helped America acquire Louisiana Purchase

As a result of the disastrous earthquake in Haiti, I have learned that Haiti is the second oldest country in the Western Hemisphere, and that France profited enormously from the slave trade and sugar trade in the former French colony. I also learned the Haitian Revolution was the only successful slave revolt in recorded history and led to the first republic ruled by Africans.

According to Pat Robertson, however, the Haitians made a "pact with the devil" to get rid of the French. Pat Robertson reminds me of the Al Qaeda type who insists he knows God and he knows who has made a pact with the devil.

It's very sad what has happened to those poor people, who have always struggled to survive.

The Haitian Revolution was influential in slave rebellions in America and British colonies. The loss of a major source of western revenue shook Napoleon's faith in the promise of the western world, encouraging him to unload other French assets in the region including the territory known as Louisiana. In the early 1800s, many refugees, including free people of color and white planters, of whom some in both categories had owned slaves, settled in New Orleans, adding many new members to both its French-speaking mixed-race population and African population.

The Louisiana Purchase was huge.

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18 comments :

Aton said...

Pat Robertson is a son of a shoe.

Iraqi Mojo said...

LOL

Maury said...

That pact with the devil thing has been around forever. Goes back to a Haitian named Boukman. It doesn't help that many Haitians are into stuff like voodoo,witch doctors and walking zombies.

Iraqi Mojo said...

Wow it's already in Wikipedia:

'Soon after the uprising began, French authorities captured Boukman and executed him by beheading. The French then publicly displayed Boukman's head in an attempt to dispel the aura of invincibility that Boukman had cultivated. However it remained strong, and their attempt failed.

Haitians honored Boukman by admitting him into the pantheon of loa (Vodou spirits).[4]
In the aftermath of the 2010 Haiti earthquake, the ceremony over which Boukman presided was called a "pact with the devil," responsible for a "curse" on the country, by Pat Robertson and the Christian Broadcasting Network.[5] [6]'

C.H. said...

Pat Robertson...what a jerk.

Anonymous said...

You are stupid, very stupid.

Anand said...

Go Haiti! Our prayers are with you. Thanks for helping us get the Louisiana purchase. Thanks for helping free Latin America!

Thank you Haiti! And congratulations on your ambassador.

Maury said...

This is an article from 2004. I don't believe this crap,but I do remember hearing it years ago.

It is a matter of well-documented historical fact that the nation of Haiti was dedicated to Satan 200 years ago. On August 14, 1791, a group of houngans (voodoo priests), led by a former slave houngan named Boukman, made a pact with the Devil at a place called Bois-Caiman. All present vowed to exterminate all of the white Frenchmen on the island. They sacrificed a black pig in a voodoo ritual at which hundreds of slaves drank the pig’s blood. In this ritual, Boukman asked Satan for his help in liberating Haiti from the French. In exchange, the voodoo priests offered to give the country to Satan for 200 years and swore to serve him. On January 1, 1804, the nation of Haiti was born and thus began a new demonic tyranny.

http://www.americandaily.com/article/95

DrKeithCurrie said...


Lets pray for preacher Pat Robertson So that he can come out from such mind.
We must pray for Haitian So that they over such a massive disaster.

David All said...

Pat Robertson is a disgraceful idiotic a--hole! This is not the first time he has made such an utterly outrageous insulting statement. After the 9/11 attacks Jerry Falwell and Robertson said that they were God's punishment on New York City for supporting abortion and gay rights! Public outrage made them back away from that statement. And you are right Mojo, Robertson is a Christian equivalent of Al Qaeda type of fanaticism. Thanks for linking to this, Mojo.

Phoneyid said...

I thought it was American type Christianity.

America had a greater effect on cursing them and not the Devil.
read on.....
Help Haiti: The Unforgiven Country Cries Out

Aton said...

Thanks Phony,

As our planes land in Hati packed with aid.

Aton said...

Yes Phony,
Creating jobs creates poverty; Brilliant.

Who much did you donate to Haitian relief? Let me guess 0.

Aton said...

"Actor Danny Glover believes that the Haitian earthquake was caused by climate change and global warming:"

http://blogs.news.com.au/dailytelegraph/timblair/index.php/dailytelegraph/comments/pact_with_gaia/

Christa Terry said...

Dutty Boukman != The Haitian People

Aton said...

"Haiti earthquake: Miracle boy plucked from rubble of his house two days after disaster"

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/worldnews/article-1243484/Haiti-earthquake-Miracle-baby-plucked-rubble.html?ITO=1490

Billykokred G said...

@ Phoneyid
thanks alot bro!

I clicked in your posted link then I ran throughout the whole articles & I find out that factually speaking; all those things that been said were TRUE!!!

Anonymous said...

I am haitian. This is not exactly the way that happened.