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Profile: Robert V. Hayne

Positions that Robert V. Hayne has held:

  • US Senator, South Carolina

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1820

“Our policy with regard to Haiti is plain. We never can acknowledge her independence.” [Dunkel, 1994; Louisiana Weekly, 3/8/2004]

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Robert V. Hayne was a participant or observer in the following events:

Robert V. Hayne, a senator from South Carolina, summarizes US policy toward Haiti: “Our policy with regard to Haiti is plain. We never can acknowledge her independence.” This position reflects the United States’ fear that Haiti’s example would inspire slave revolts in other parts of the world and bring an end to slavery worldwide. [Dunkel, 1994; Louisiana Weekly, 3/8/2004]

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