abolitionist

An advocate or supporter of the abolition of slavery in the U.S.

aboriginal

Indigenous to an area.

amalgamation

A blend; the act of combining or mixing to make a unified whole.

ameliorate

To improve.

Americo-Liberians

Freeborn Blacks, freed slaves, and repatriates from the Caribbean who migrated to Liberia, and their descendants.

arms trafficking

Illegal trade in weapons.

authoritarian

A government or regime that suppresses individual freedom and demands absolute obedience to authority, which is usually concentrated in one person or group of persons not constitutionally accountable to the people.