Haitian Revolution

Rubric

To successfully complete this assessment, students must examine the source information and consider the context in which these documents were created. To answer Question 1, students must infer that Napoleon’s proclamation was an attempt to quell Haitian rebellion against France. For Question 2, students should explain how Louverture’s letter to a Haitian general is also evidence of a popular struggle in Haiti for independence from France.

Level Description
Proficient

Student addresses a relevant aspect of the documents and explains how each provides evidence that many Haitians opposed French rule.

Emergent

Student addresses a relevant aspect of the documents but does not offer a complete explanation of how each document provides evidence that many Haitians opposed French rule.

Basic

Student does not explain how each document provides evidence that many Haitians opposed French rule.