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This Our Dark Country: The American Settlers of Liberia

Book Description
In the early 19th century, the American Colonization Society was formed with the sole intent of creating a colony for free blacks and former slaves. Both blacks and whites took passionate stands either for or against this proposal. Despite the controversy, the first group of settlers landed on the west coast of Africa in 1822. They faced numerous problems arising from the unfamiliar climate, hosti... More
Book Information
PublisherClarion Books
BindingHardcover (4 editions)
Reading LevelYoung Adults
# of Pages144
Publication Date11/25/2002
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About Catherine Reef (Author) : Catherine Reef is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Catherine Reef include Poverty in America (American Experience), Working in America (Am... more
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