Dutty Boukman

Known as the ‘bookman’ because he could read, he was an inspiring and popular Vodou leader.

— Dutty Boukman

Lesson Objective

What did it take for enslaved Africans to resist and rise-up in Haïti?

Dutty helped rouse a huge revolutionary uprising on Saint Domingue

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  • Teachers notes, including guidance for how the lesson can support the curriculum
  • A multimedia powerpoint lesson, including text for close reading and other tasks, historical sources, artwork and filmed poetry performances.
  • Worksheets for completing the tasks, which can be done electronically or with print-outs.

General teachers notes about CARGO Classroom are also provided

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