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    The Story of Liberia     Liberia and the U.S.  
  Picture of the Liberian Flag

Liberia was named for liberty and founded by free American Blacks, but the struggle between the indigenous peoples and the colonizers created tensions that laid the ground for tribal war.
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Liberia and the U.S.: Historic Ties and Policy Decisions

  Picture of Ronald Reagan and Samuel Doe

In the span of 180 years, the relationship of the United States to Liberia has gone from one of parental nurturing to one of self-interested assistance to one of increasing disengagement.
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Lesson Plan:
Private Profits and Public Policies

 




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