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Liberia-West Africa

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BC: President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf | Republic Government | Capital: Monrovia

FC: Welcome to Liberia! | Liberty

1: NO direct flites to Liberia in over 20 years. This June Delta Airline is reopening direct flights. | traveled to the Ivory Coast aiport and then to Liberia.

2: Backround | -recieved independence July 1947 | -was started by African slaves freed from America

3: -1980 government was overthrown which caused a civil war and led to thousands of deaths

4: Monrovia | capital | Largest city holds around 29% of overall population

6: Travel | The transportation systems are usually overly crowded and can be dangerous

7: busses, taxis, trains, vans, motorbikes

8: Housing | Lofa

9: -hut like houses in many villages | Bomi

10: Agriculture

12: Music & Dance | Four main genres: Traditional Music, Liberian Music, Christian Music, and popular Highlife Music | . | bb

13: Many musicians play with drums, wind instruments, cowbells, shakers, and string instruments

14: Sites! | Men and women doing their wash

15: A local beach

16: Free education is proivided for children from 7-16 The University of Liberia is one of the few colleges.

17: Education

18: Threats | -one of the poorest countries | -Malaria | -Yellow Fever | -HIV AIDS

19: Blood Diamonds

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Nancy Martin
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  • Title: Liberia-West Africa
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