Index
Abbot, William Henry, 174
abolitionism: annexation and, 72–76;
antislavery socie ties, in Separation
era, 36; cabotage and, 271n112; in
Ca rib bean, 8–11; constitutional imple-
mentation of, 266n9; “freedmen of the
Palm” and, 1; indentured labor and,
90–91, 278n33, 288n209; postin de-
pen dence growth of, 230–36; Spanish
Empire in Ca ribbean and, 62–67;
unification of Hispaniola and, 23–24
Act of In de pen dence (Acta de Indepen-
dencia), 188–92, 211
Africa: cotton production in, 276n13;
Spanish settlements in, 76–77,
272n142
African Americans: emigration to Haiti
by, 10, 14, 35, 39–40, 90; perceptions
of Santo Domingo from, 10–11
African Battalion, 5–6, 28
African Methodist church, in Dominican
Republic, 39–40
Afro- Dominican organ izations, 35–40
agriculture: Dominican annexation and,
92–94; expansion in postannexation
period, 103–6, 277n26; postannexation
immigration and indenture for, 106–8;
rural identity and politics and, 41–48,
239n28, 247n20, 255n173
Alba, Joaquín Manuel del, 104
Alcantara, Valentín, 57, 265n385
Alfau, Antonio Abad, 55, 68–69, 164–65
Alfau, Felipe, 55, 68–69, 196
alliances: Ca ribbean region initia-
tives for, 233–36; Dominican in de-
pen dence movement and, 207–8;
Haitian- Dominican military alliances,
196–204; mass mobilization and social
mobility of, 188–92
Alonso y Colmenares, Eduardo, 124–25
Álvarez, Luis, 63
Álvarez, Mariano, 66–70, 74, 140–43, 190,
299n180, 333n28
amnesty for rebels, during War of Resto-
ration, 152, 304n68
Ángulo de Guridi, Francisco Javier, 112,
228
animal impressment, Spanish policy of,
132–33, 194
annexation: discipline and leisure fol-
lowing, 108–11; Dominican re sis tance
to, 144–77; elite embrace of, 11–14,
54–56, 261n281; erosion of Spanish
support for, 123–29; establishment in
Dominican Republic of, 11–14, 54–56,
59–60, 261n281; immigration and
indenture following, 106–8; imposi-
tion of Spanish civil code following,
94–97; international reception of,
83–86; labor policies and, 87–91,
103–6; military structure following,
87–94, 97–101; opposition to, 117–43;
press establishment following, 111–13;
religious reform following, 101–3;
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