How was Liberia started?
Liberia was established by the citizens of United States as a colony for former African-American slaves. It is one of the two sovereign states in the world that were started by a citizen of a political power as a colony for former slaves of the same political power. Historians believe that many of the indigenous peoples of Liberia migrated there from the north and the east between 12th and 16th centuries AD. Portuguese explorers established contact with the people of the land later known as "LIBERIA" as early as 1461. They named the area Costa da Pimenta ( Pepper Coast ) because of the abundance of melegueta pepper. In 1602 the Dutch established a trading post at Grand Cape Mount but destroyed it in a year later. 1663, the British installed trading posts on the Pepper Coast. No further known settlements by non- African colonists occurred along the Grain Coast (an alternative name ) until the arrival 1821 of free blacks from the United States.
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Liberia . Liberia is Located on the west coast of Africa.Its on the west by Sierra Leone on the east by Ivory coast on the north by Guinea and the south by the Atlantic ocean.
It is located on the west coast of Africa. Liberia . Liberia is Located on the west coast of Africa.Its on the west by Sierra Leone on the east by Ivory coast on the north by Guinea and the south by the Atlantic ocean.
Liberia was founded in 1821. It was founded so that the freed slaves from the US could have somewhere to live.
In a way, it was - though not officially by another country. Liberia was set up as a place where freed slaves from the USA could rule themselves. An American society under president Monroe bought land there and paid for freed slaves who wanted to go to be transported there. The "colonization" sta…rted in 1816, and Liberia became independent in 1847. However, the country called Liberia included some land held by the indigenous people, who had been living in the area before the freed slaves arrived (known as Americo-Liberians or Americo- Libe). So there was always tension between the two groups, and the government was dominated by Americo-Liberians until 1980 - the indigenous people didn't get votes until 1951. (Since the same party ruled for 133 years, it was often said that Liberia had the most stable government in the world.) Many of the Americo-Liberians viewed themselves as an elite, and better than the native people and not as part of the general populace. - People from other ethnic groups were often called "natives". For this reason, Liberia could be said to be a colony without a country to be colonized from! (See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Liberia ) (MORE)
Liberia was founded by freed African slaves in 1822 and was the first country to gain independence in Africa.
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is the President of Liberia. She became the president of Liberia on 2006 January 16, making her the first female President of Liberia and the only female head of state in Africa. Sirleaf entered politics in 1972 after earning a Masters in Public Administration from Harvard …Kennedy School, and she served as the Assistant Finance Minister before becoming Finance Minister later in her career. Forced into exile by the 1980 coup, she later raised funds in Liberia's first civil war for the rebellion. After Liberia's second civil war ended in 2003, she served as head of the Governance Reform Commission before becoming president. (MORE)
It was founded as a place for enslaved Africans from America. It was a fresh start for many who wantd to be free from slavey and opprssion.
The official language of Liberia is English, but regional dialectsare also spoken. Bandi is the most spoken language in Liberia. Over 100,000 peoplein Liberia speak it. Followed by Bassa, spoken by over 403,300 people in Liberia. Then Dan, spoken by over 175,000 people in Liberia. kpelle English 20%… (official), some 20 ethnic group languages, of which afew can be written and are used in correspondence. Liberian English. It is a derivative of American English, but it is more slang like. The last few letters of each word are dropped off. What is your name? Sounds like, Where is your knee. It is difficult and sounds like a new language, but it really is a derivative of English. Liberia's first Language is English. Liberia is a country there are over 100 languages spoken in liberia :):) you welcome subscribe me What languages did thay spek in Liberia contry and how many state are thare in Liberia contry (MORE)
Liberia is an African country that people usually claim is notcolonized, but since it was founded by American Blacks whoestablished a very European-style country, it is hard to make theclaim that it was not a colonial project.However, it was never partof a proper colony.
The pepper flower is our national flower. Hopes that help, becasue I have been searching on the web of listings as well.
Liberia is na mixed Economy,but a country like Liberia must control its people first so it is more socialistic than capitalistic. Only some sectors are free market sectors.
The United States of America, and was given on July 26 1847. The first independent nation in Africa.
This question what Liberia called before Liberia has no specific answer because historically present day Liberia constituted many different lands ruled by different kings from different tribes. These Indigenous kings were predominantly worriors and every king ruled over a particualar tribe that spok…e one language. For example present day Liberia has part of the Kissi Nation ruled by the kissi kings before the coming of British and and french in present day west Africa. This kissi nation was divided among the French and British and the British occupied west which is now part of Sierra Leone. Kailhun, some part of this great kissi Nation now in Guinea and Liberia. The true answer is there was no particular name given to all the landscape now know as present day Liberia. The Bassa were a nation of their own ruled by their kings, the Kpelleh, Gbandi, Kissis, Lorma and the Via are migrated down south from inland and their fore fathers were Muslims traders. The Lormas, Gbandi and the kissis lived side by side as they do today but forght bitter tribal wars for lands. The Kissima Lorma are relatives of the kIssi tribe from which the got their name. Mendes in Viahun were not known by outsiders because of dense forest. They enjoy forest life. And their relatives in Sirra Leone were known by the Bristish. And for the Kissi or Gissi although our nation was destroyed by the British and French we still ourselves as one nation even though we live Sirra Leone, Liberia Guinea. We are still a Kissi Nation Culturally this is why we inter- marry among ourselves. The krahn like the kissi occupied the land that is now called Grand Gedeth and land now find in the Ivory Coast and the Lorma in Lofa and thoses in Macenta Guinea have shared one land so as you see the picture west Africa was a complex social structure and nation was simple a single tribe rule by one or few kings and worriers. (MORE)
Liberia was not a colony in the traditional sense as it did nothave a foreign state to which it was dependent, but it was foundedby foreigners, specifically African-Americans leaving the UnitedStates. Liberia was designed as an African-American colony becausethere were some African-Americans who bel…ieved that they could onlyrealize their full potential in Africa. Of course, upon goingthere, they discovered that they were culturally very differentfrom the Africans there and were much more Western in theiroutlook. (MORE)
Liberia was is called by that name because the purpose for establishing the nation was for the liberty for freedon of the slaves returning from America. The name Liberia comes from the root word "liberty"
It was the desire for African Americans to return to Africa after reconstruction when they could not find civil rights and justice.
These are countries that have not been colonized. Ethiopia won in the war with Italy that took approximately five years to finish because Italy almost won and started to bring people from its land but finally Ethiopia won. Liberia was an empty land and when slaves came back from the U.S.A they settl…ed there and the colonization movement was about to finish but i think they had a war too. Anyway, to sum up they are the countries that have never been colonized (MORE)
Major rivers in Liberia are: . Mano - Between Liberia and Sierra Leone . Lofa - starts in Guinea . Saint Paul - starts in Guinea . Saint John - Starts in Guinea . Cestos - also known as (Nuon or NipouÃ©) river . Cavalla - also known as Youbou, or Diougou river . Mesurado river - pours into… the Atlantic at Cape Montserrado in Monrovia . Ya river - Yekepa, Nimba County Liberia Major lakes in Liberia are: . Lake Piso in Grand Cape Mount County is one of the largest lakes in Liberia. It covers an area of approximately 40 square miles. . Lake Shepard in Maryland County Liberia is part salt water and part fresh water. The lake is a peaceful, almost still lake and a favorite spot for the locals to gather "kiss me", crabs, and turtle eggs. (MORE)
Meckedery Fallah is the Most wealthest Man in Liberia in terms of assets. He worth #350 acres of land and over 20 estates in in all over Liberia including Sierra Leone
yes. Ya know why? they rub bellies over hot fruit pies and god congratulates them with money....thats why... write that down
They do any sorts of dances such as break dance, hip hop, and slow dances.
The average flight time from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Liberia is 9 hours, 10 minutes.
Your joking right? Even if in our wildest dreams they had one they wouldn't even know what to do with it other then shoot at it.
No nation did, per se. Liberia has never been subjected to official colonial rule by a foreign country. However, in 1821, the American Society for Colonizing the Free People of Color of the United States founded a colony there whose intent was to send free African-Americans and liberated slaves …to live there (which was a source of some controversy), hence the name "Liberia." This American Colonization Society acquired rights to Monrovia, what is now the capital, and they had chief control over the country. From my understanding, Liberia Independence Day, which was July 26, 1847, came about after the Society declined and the Liberians proclaimed their independence from the Society, and its borders expanded to what is now known as the whole nation of Liberia. Americans came to acknowledge Liberia's sovereignty. (MORE)
They speak English. Liberians mainly descended from America slaves who wanted to go back to Africa . America slaves spoke English.
Liberia was colonized by the for 27 years in the early 1800s before the European scramble for Africa. It was home for freed slaves to go back to Africa. The Ethiopians were able to fight of the Italians and keep themselves from getting colonized.
Liberia is NOT an island, but is bordered on the west by the Atlantic Ocean.
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was the President of Liberia in 2010. She became President of Liberia on 2006 January 16, making her the first female President of Liberia and the only female head of state in Africa. Sirleaf entered politics in 1972 after earning a Masters in Public Administration from Har…vard Kennedy School, and she served as the Assistant Finance Minister before becoming Finance Minister later in her career. Forced into exile by the 1980 coup, she later raised funds in Liberia's first civil war for the rebellion. After Liberia's second civil war ended in 2003, she served as head of the Governance Reform Commission before becoming president. (MORE)
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was the President of Liberia in 2009. She became the 24th President of Liberia on 2006 January 16, making her the first female President of Liberia and the only female head of state in Africa. Sirleaf entered politics in 1972 after earning a Masters in Public Administration… from Harvard Kennedy School, and she served as the Assistant Finance Minister before becoming Finance Minister later in her career. Forced into exile by the 1980 coup, she later raised funds in Liberia's first civil war for the rebellion. After Liberia's second civil war ended in 2003, she served as head of the Governance Reform Commission before becoming president. (MORE)
They must have - they have an international dialling code allocation (00 231 from UK)
Beans, beans the magical fruit, the more you eat, themore you toot, the more you toot, the better you feel so eat yourbeans in every meal!
In 1822 the ACS (American Colonization Society began develpoing programs that would fund the trip for freed slaves to live in Liberia. Two decades of immigration funded by the ACS and with broad support of the government and the general populace of America led to the declaration of Independence of L…iberia on July 26 1847. This Indepedence was declared by the African American settlers of the country (MORE)
The highest point wholly within Liberia is Mount Wuteve at 4,724 feet (1,440 m) above sea level in the northwestern Liberia range of theWest Africa Mountains and the Guinea Highlands.
many dicks stick out from the floof and the mountains look likevaginas that they even ooze red liquids
Ligers are most commonly found in Liberia. Unicorns are plentiful, Dragons, Chimeras, Elves, Faries, and goats.
Syria, Nigeria, Sumeria, Bavaria, area, hysteria, criteria, cafeteria, wisteria (vine), malaria, diphtheria, bacteria, imperia, listeria (a bacteria genus), dysuria (painful urination), carry ya & marry ya (I'll marry ya in Liberia!)
Republic in western Africa, bordered by Sierra Leone to thenorthwest, Guinea to the north, the Ivory Coast to the east, andthe Atlantic Ocean to the southwest.
there are no natural hazards in Liberia outside of some slight flooding during rainy season.
The Europeans respected that America had already colonized that territory and created a viable nation-state there.
It is actually in West Africa. It's borders are Cote D'ivoire to the southeast, Sierra Leone to the northwest, and Guinea to the north.
No. It is located in West Africa on the coast. It is thousands of miles from the Middle East.
There is no substantial group of Islamists in Liberia. It is important to note, first that Islam is a religion, but Islamism is something else. It is a political ideology whose goal is to bring the religious tenets of Islam into the daily functioning of a government and its laws. Islamism is a mo…dern movement whose roots began contemporaneously with the rise of Salafism in the late 1800s and early 1900s in Egypt. Islamism is not by nature violent or expansive. Many Islamist movements have concrete nationalistic goals such as the Islamists in power in Turkey. (MORE)
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is the President of Liberia in 2013. She became the President of Liberia on 2006 January 16, making her the first female President of Liberia and the only female head of state in Africa. Sirleaf entered politics in 1972 after earning a Masters in Public Administration from …Harvard Kennedy School, and she served as the Assistant Finance Minister before becoming Finance Minister later in her career. Forced into exile by the 1980 coup, she later raised funds in Liberia's first civil war for the rebellion. After Liberia's second civil war ended in 2003, she served as head of the Governance Reform Commission before becoming president. (MORE)
Both. Liberia is the name of a country in West Africa, but also the name of a Costa Rican city.
Teenage pregnancy in Liberia is caused by the same thing that causes teen pregnancy everywhere, teenage sex.
Thanksgiving in Liberia resembles Thanksgiving in America. However,Liberians celebrate Thanksgiving on the first Thursday in November,while Americans celebrate Thanksgiving on the fourth Thursday.
Yes, there are doctors in Liberia. It has medical facilities andhospitals, like other countries do, so there are lots of doctorsthere.
There are no continents in Liberia. Liberia is a country. It is oneof over 50 countries that are in the continent of Africa.
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is the 24th President of the Republic of Liberia and the first elected female Head of State in Africa.
Liberia is on the coast of West Africa. It has rolling hills andrainforests. Liberia has the Mano and Cavalla Rivers. Mount Nimbais the highest mountain.