Enlightenment is the belief in the power of human reason and the modernizations in political, religious, and educational principle. Knowledge is thought to only come from the meticulous study of past occurrences. The Enlightenment spread beliefs that thoughts should guide all human activities. These freedoms, however, were especially limited to the freeborn Englishmen. Once the Declaration of Independence claimed “unalienable” rights, Thomas Jefferson’s Declaration of Independence was the foundation for all future governments.
In the eyes of the masters, the Haitian Revolution will harm the wealthy because the slave labor is the reason for their wealth. Their dependence on slaves to labor in the fields, build ships, and perform a horde of other subsidized labors is absolute. France uses the United States refusal to abandon its stance on slavery to do the same with its