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Daemon
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Liberia Gains Independence (1847)

Situated on the west coast of Africa, Liberia was founded by the American Colonization Society (ACS), a controversial group of white Americans—including both slaveholders and abolitionists—who aimed to colonize Africa with freed slaves. ACS officials obtained Cape Mesurado in 1821, and the first African-American immigrants arrived a year later. By the 1840s, however, the ACS was facing bankruptcy, and Liberia became independent in 1847. What African country had Britain settled similarly? More...
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Sierra Leone was begun as a colony for resettlement of Black Loyalists and poor blacks from England for the same purpose by Britain.
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Sierra Leone played a significant part in modern political liberty. It began as a colony of freed British slaves and, in the 1790s, blacks voted for the first time in elections, as did women.[1]
The capital, Freetown, was founded as a home for repatriated former slaves in 1787.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Sierra_Leone
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I always thought Liberia is in the Middle East area.
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