The March to Independence

Let’s see how much you know about Liberia’s independence.

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Representatives of the following counties signed the declaration of independence
(select all that apply)

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___________________ was President of the Constitutional Convention

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This American Law Professor from Harvard University wrote the first draft of the 1847 constitution of Liberia

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The settlement that had been called Christopolis was renamed Monrovia after US president, James Monroe, and the colony as a whole was formally called Liberia in 1824.

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Officials of the Commonwealth of Liberia started considering independence in 1845

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This American came up with the name 'Liberia' for the colony

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Representatives from these groups were present at the constitutional convention
(Select all that apply)

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He named the settlement Christopolis, but did not like the name and asked the ACS Board to change it

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By late _____________, officials of the Commonwealth of Liberia were considering independence and being in total control of the affairs of Liberia for economic reasons

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He was elected president of Liberia in 1847

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