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Liberia is a republic in Africa. It's capital city is Monrovia, named after USA President James Monroe.

What eventually became Liberia was established by the American Colonization Society (ACS) formed in 1816 to support the return migration of free Blacks to Africa. In 1847 Liberia became independent, thus becoming independent long before the rest of Sub-Saharan Africa.

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