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Which country other than USA named its capital after the president of the United States? Liberia! Liberia was created in 1847 by freed slaves from the United States. They established a government modeled on that of the United States and named its capital city Monrovia after James Monroe, a prominent supporter of the colonization.

Which country other than USA named its capital after the president of the United States? Liberia! Liberia was created in 1847 by freed slaves from the United States. They established a government modeled on that of the United States and named its capital city Monrovia after James Monroe, a prominent supporter of the colonization.

Alternate History: Glimpse of a Black Nation: West Liberia

Alternate History: Glimpse of a Black Nation: West Liberia

James S. Smith 6th President of Liberia. Bio Snippets: born in Charleston SC to free African American parents. His family emigrated to Liberia when he was 8 and his parents died of malaria within a year after arrival. Received his medical degree from Berkshire Medical College in Pittsfield MA becoming the first African American to  achieve this. Smith's presidency remains the shortest in Liberia's history. Read more @ liberianecho.com #liberia #liberianhistory by theliberianecho

James S. Smith 6th President of Liberia. Bio Snippets: born in Charleston SC to free African American parents. His family emigrated to Liberia when he was 8 and his parents died of malaria within a year after arrival. Received his medical degree from Berkshire Medical College in Pittsfield MA becoming the first African American to achieve this. Smith's presidency remains the shortest in Liberia's history. Read more @ liberianecho.com #liberia #liberianhistory by theliberianecho

"The explosion and fire onboard oil tanker S.T. Spyros in 1978 was one of the worst industrial accidents in Singapore history. 76 people (70 males and 6 females) died in the disaster. The tanker, which was owned by Ulysses Tanker Corporation of Liberia and transporting crude oil, had docked at Jurong Shipyard for repairs.  That working conditions onboard the ship were extremely unsafe was not known to the ship’s crew or the shipyard’s workers on the fateful day of 12 October."

"The explosion and fire onboard oil tanker S.T. Spyros in 1978 was one of the worst industrial accidents in Singapore history. 76 people (70 males and 6 females) died in the disaster. The tanker, which was owned by Ulysses Tanker Corporation of Liberia and transporting crude oil, had docked at Jurong Shipyard for repairs. That working conditions onboard the ship were extremely unsafe was not known to the ship’s crew or the shipyard’s workers on the fateful day of 12 October."

Government ministers from Liberia are shot after a coup d'etat in Liberia in 1980. Larry C. Price received a Pulitzer in 1981 for his photographs taken during the conflict in Liberia. | History Wars

Government ministers from Liberia are shot after a coup d'etat in Liberia in Larry C. Price received a Pulitzer in 1981 for his photographs taken during the conflict in Liberia.

Nubian Heritage’s co-founders Richelieu Dennis, Nyema Tubman and Mary Dennis created a brand that had a humble beginning over 20 years ago on the streets of Harlem. After graduating from renowned business school Babson College in 1991, Richelieu and Nyema were unable to return to their home country of Liberia due to civil war. Fresh out college and without jobs, the childhood friends partnered with Richelieu’s mother, Mary, to bring the healing traditions of African Black Soap and Shea…

Nubian Heritage’s co-founders Richelieu Dennis, Nyema Tubman and Mary Dennis created a brand that had a humble beginning over 20 years ago on the streets of Harlem. After graduating from renowned business school Babson College in 1991, Richelieu and Nyema were unable to return to their home country of Liberia due to civil war. Fresh out college and without jobs, the childhood friends partnered with Richelieu’s mother, Mary, to bring the healing traditions of African Black Soap and Shea…

In 1834, Captain Isaac Ross freed slaves from his Lorman plantation and made arrangements for them to return to Africa. It was this group of slaves who founded Liberia.

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In 1834, Captain Isaac Ross freed slaves from his Lorman plantation and made arrangements for them to return to Africa. It was this group of slaves who founded Liberia.

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is elected president of Liberia and becomes the 1st woman to lead an African country. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is the 24th and current President of Liberia. She served as Minister of Finance under President William Tolbert from 1979 until the 1980 coup d’état, after which she left...Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is elected president of Liberia and becomes the 1st woman to lead an African country. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is the 24th and current President of Liberia. She served as…

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is elected president of Liberia and becomes the woman to lead an African country. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is the and current.

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