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Liberia    African captives freed from slave ships were also sent there instead of being repatriated to their countries of origin. In 1847, these colonists founded the Republic of Liberia, establishing a government modeled on that of the United States and naming the capital city Monrovia after James Monroe, the fifth president of the United States and a prominent supporter of the colonization. The colonists, known as Americo-Liberians, led the political and economic sectors of the country.

Liberia African captives freed from slave ships were also sent there instead of being repatriated to their countries of origin. In 1847, these colonists founded the Republic of Liberia, establishing a government modeled on that of the United States and naming the capital city Monrovia after James Monroe, the fifth president of the United States and a prominent supporter of the colonization. The colonists, known as Americo-Liberians, led the political and economic sectors of the country.

Dutch | 319pp. | 2014 | 2 Seas represents: World Excl Dutch​ | Last rights sold: Malayalam (Saikatham Books) | HISTORICAL NOVEL - The proud Republic of Liberia was founded in the nineteenth century with the triumphant return of freed slaves from America to Africa. Once back home, however, these Americo-Liberians had to integrate into the resident tribes.

Dutch | 319pp. | 2014 | 2 Seas represents: World Excl Dutch​ | Last rights sold: Malayalam (Saikatham Books) | HISTORICAL NOVEL - The proud Republic of Liberia was founded in the nineteenth century with the triumphant return of freed slaves from America to Africa. Once back home, however, these Americo-Liberians had to integrate into the resident tribes.

National Redemption Day is celebrated in Liberia on April 12 to commemorate the anniversary of the 1980 coup

National Unification Day in Liberia is celebrated on May it is meant to reconcile Americo-Liberian elite and indigenous Liberians

Hilary Richard Wright Johnson (June 1, 1837 – 1900) served as the 11th President of Liberia from 1884 to 1892. He was elected four times. An Americo-Liberian, Johnson was the first Liberian president born in Africa. The endorsement of Johnson by the two political parties — which stood on opposite sides of the color divide — signaled a truce regarding colorism between mulatto Americo-Liberian settlers and darker-skinned Americo-Liberian settlers.

Hilary Richard Wright Johnson (June 1, 1837 – 1900) served as the 11th President of Liberia from 1884 to 1892. He was elected four times. An Americo-Liberian, Johnson was the first Liberian president born in Africa. The endorsement of Johnson by the two political parties — which stood on opposite sides of the color divide — signaled a truce regarding colorism between mulatto Americo-Liberian settlers and darker-skinned Americo-Liberian settlers.

Identification. Liberia lies on the west coast of Africa. The name comes from the English word "liberty" and refers to the nation's origin as a colony of free blacks repatriated to Africa from the United States in the early nineteenth century. Although the settlers and their descendants, known as Americo-Liberians, defined the boundaries of the nation-state, made English the official language, and dominated the government and economy for almost one hundred fifty years, they have never…

Identification. Liberia lies on the west coast of Africa. The name comes from the English word "liberty" and refers to the nation's origin as a colony of free blacks repatriated to Africa from the United States in the early nineteenth century. Although the settlers and their descendants, known as Americo-Liberians, defined the boundaries of the nation-state, made English the official language, and dominated the government and economy for almost one hundred fifty years, they have never…

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