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It has the archaic mapping designation of Negroland.
The Pepper Coastalso known as the Grain Coast, has been inhabited by indigenous peoples of Africa at least as far back as the 12th century. Mende -speaking people expanded westward from the Sudanforcing many smaller ethnic groups southward toward the Atlantic Ocean.
Liberia was a part of the Kingdom of Koya from to As inland regions underwent desertificationinhabitants moved to the wetter coast.
These new inhabitants brought skills such as cotton spinningcloth weavingiron smeltingrice and sorghum cultivation, and social and political institutions from the Mali and Songhai empires. The ethnic Kru opposed the influx of Vai, forming an alliance with the Mane to stop further influx of Vai.
Arab traders entered the region from the north, and a long-established slave trade took captives to north and east Africa. Early colonization Between and the late 17th century, PortugueseDutch and British traders had contacts and trading posts in the region.
The Portuguese named the area Costa da Pimenta "Pepper Coast" but it later came to be known as the Grain Coastdue to the abundance of melegueta pepper grains. European traders would barter commodities and goods with local people. In the United States there was a movement to resettle free-born blacks and freed slaves who faced racial discrimination in the form of political disenfranchisement and the denial of civil, religious, and social privileges in the United States.
Slaveholders wanted to get free people of color out of the South, where they were thought to threaten the stability of the slave societies.
Some abolitionists collaborated on the relocation of free blacks, as they were discouraged by racial discrimination against them in the North and believed they would never be accepted in the larger society.
Bythe ACS and state-related chapters had assisted in the migration of more than 13, blacks to Liberia. Many were of mixed race and educated in American culture; they did not identify with the indigenous natives of the tribes they encountered.
They intermarried largely within the colonial community, developing an ethnic group that had a cultural tradition infused with American notions of political republicanism and Protestant Christianity.
The ACS, the private organization supported by prominent American politicians such as Abraham LincolnHenry Clayand James Monroebelieved repatriation of free African Americans was preferable to widespread emancipation of slaves.
The Americo-Liberian settlers did not relate well to the indigenous peoples they encountered, especially those in communities of the more isolated " bush ", They knew nothing of their cultures, languages or animist religion.
Encounters with tribal Africans in the bush often developed as violent confrontations. The colonial settlements were raided by the Kru and Grebo from their inland chiefdoms. Because of feeling set apart and superior by their culture and education to the indigenous peoples, the Americo-Liberians developed as an elite minority that held on to political power.
It excluded the indigenous tribesmen from birthright citizenship in their own lands untilin a parallel of the United States' treatment of Native Americans. They promoted religious organizations to set up missions and schools to educate the indigenous peoples.
Government On July 26,the settlers issued a Declaration of Independence and promulgated a constitution. Based on the political principles denoted in the United States Constitutionit established the independent Republic of Liberia. Their passage of the Ports of Entry Act prohibited foreign commerce with the inland tribes, ostensibly to "encourage the growth of civilized values" before such trade was allowed in the region.
Competition for office was usually contained within the party; a party nomination virtually ensured election. Both Sierra Leone and the Ivory Coast annexed some territories. There was a decline in production of Liberian goods in the late 19th century, and the government struggled financially, resulting in indebtedness on a series of international loans.
Born into slavery in Tennessee, Ricks stated, "I had heard it often, from the time I was a child, how good the Queen had been to my people — to slaves — and how she wanted us to be free. American and other international interests emphasized resource extraction, with rubber production a major industry in the early 20th century.
This was a cause for concern amongst the British colonial authorities of Sierra Leone and the French colonial authorities of French Guinea and the Ivory Coast as tensions with Germany increased.
Findings included government involvement in widespread "Forced or compulsory labour", minority ethnic groups especially were exploited in a system which enriched well connected elites within Liberia.Each time I introduced something new there was a slight panic in her eyes, and an occasional voice of “this is way too much to remember”.
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