The Mulatto Solitude symbolizes the Caribbean women and mothers who fought to protect the ideals of equality and freedom in the context of slavery.

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What happened to the mulatto Solitude after she gave birth, according to the book by Auguste Lacour?

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Solitude was imprisoned in May 1802 and, according to the book by Auguste Lacour, she was suppliciée the day after giving birth, on 29 November 1802. To be suppliciée means to be tortured, which could include being flogged or shackled, and could end in death. In his book, Auguste Lacour did not specify what kind of torture was inflicted on Solitude.

Who were the free people of colour in Guadeloupean slave society (before slavery was abolished for the first time)?

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The legal status of free people of colour applied to freed black or mixed-origin slaves, their descendants and a relatively small number of Caribs, who had been in Guadeloupe before the arrival of the Europeans.

When was slavery first abolished in the French colonies?

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The decree abolishing slavery in the French colonies was adopted on 4 February 1794. It was barely implemented and soon repealed in Guadeloupe, but remained in force in Saint-Domingue, which became Haiti in 1804. Slavery was not abolished throughout French territory until fifty years later, under the decree of 27 April 1848.

What was a runaway slave called?

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Fugitives were called Maroons, from the Spanish word cimarron meaning someone who runs away from their master.

What was the name of the maritime slave trade developed by the Europeans between Europe, Africa and the Americas between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries?

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The transatlantic slave trade was the largest organized movement of forced migration in history. More than 12.5 million Africans were taken from their homes and forcibly sent to the American continent and the Caribbean to be sold.

What was the title of Delgrès’ proclamation of 10 May 1802?

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It is estimated that between 3,000 and 4,000 insurgents died as a result of fighting and executions between May and December 1802.

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Who were the free people of colour in Guadeloupean slave society (before slavery was abolished for the first time)? Freed slaves and their descendants
What was the title of Delgrès’ proclamation of 10 May 1802? To the whole universe, the last cry of innocence and despair
What happened to the mulatto Solitude after she gave birth, according to the book by Auguste Lacour? She was tortured
What was the name of the maritime slave trade developed by the Europeans between Europe, Africa and the Americas between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries? The transatlantic slave trade
What was a runaway slave called? A Maroon
When was slavery first abolished in the French colonies? 4 February 1794