Liberia 1-Page Map
European and African Americans envisioned the West African region of "Liberia" as a home for people formerly enslaved in America. African Americans began immigrating to the area in 1820.
Map by National Geographic Society
to wipe out or get rid of.
to adopt the cultural traits of another group or community.
people and land separated by distance or culture from the government that controls them.
legislative branch of the government, responsible for making laws. The U.S. Congress has two bodies, the House of Representatives and the Senate.
one of the seven main land masses on Earth.
person who is owned by another person or group of people.
conditions that surround and influence an organism or community.
to form or officially organize.
to give money to a program or project.
to combine, unite, or bring together.
community made of one or several family groups sharing a common culture.
region generally located between the Tropic of Cancer (23 1/2 degrees north of the Equator) and the Tropic of Capricorn (23 1/2 degrees south of the Equator).