The story of revolution leaderToussaint L\’Ouverture of St. Domingue (now Haiti).The island now known as Haiti was once a French colony called St. Domingue, where white plantation owners forced hundreds of thousands of African slaves to farm sugar cane. Toussaint L\’Ouverture was one of those slaves . . . but not for long. The day would come when L\’Ouverture would lead his island\’s slaves into a revolution for freedom, and his efforts would influence the course of world history.