Essays Tagged: "Liberia"

The Hippopotamus: Endangered Species Report

The hippopotamus is an enormous amphibious animal with smooth, hairless skin.Hippos can be found in Liberia, the Ivory Coast, and a few can also be found inSierra Leone and Guinea. Hippos used to be f ...

(2 pages) 94 1 4.1 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology


IntroductionThis paper is about a small country on the west coast of Africa called Liberia. It is a country built with the help of The American Colonization Society. I was established ... ce for african Americans. As Africa's oldest republic, established by former black American slaves, Liberia played and important role as a model for African colones seeking independence.LIBERIAHISTORY ... More colonists gradually arrived and established separate colonies. In 1847 the colonies united and Liberia became the first independent republic in black Africa.The new nation faced many problems. So ...

(7 pages) 150 0 3.9 May/1994

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Liberia's recent history as it pertains to my life.

I was born in the Republic of Liberia on the West African Coast in 1975. My parents were linguists with a group of bible translato ... th a group of bible translators. I left the nation in 1986 and it made for an interesting childhood.Liberia was 'historically' peaceful up until April, 1980. It was in that year that an illiterate Mas ... in the West. Anyone that kills the Chief essentially would become the Chief. My father stated that Liberians were very shocked when Lee Harvey Oswald did not become President. The source of the angst ...

(4 pages) 107 1 3.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Essay about 3 countries in Africa. About their sustainable growth

1st GabonCongoLiberia4th UgandaNiger6th MozambiqueThere are countries in Africa that all vary in economic, human, ...

(5 pages) 123 0 3.8 May/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Liberian War

It's an incredible paper. One of my best. Over 20 pages Great work!The Liberian War: A Modern Humanitarian CrisisTerm PaperProfessor Barry SteinPLS 4614-29-95It is my inte ... Barry SteinPLS 4614-29-95It is my intention in this paper to provide a historical background to the Liberian war, its historical origins, the factions involved, the refugee and displaced populations c ... d by it across the region, and the regional and international communities reaction to it. Using the Liberian situation as a reference point I intend to then conclude with a relevant discussion of the ...

(18 pages) 138 3 4.3 Apr/1995

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Mandatory AIDS Testing.

(2 pages) 34 0 3.7 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

This essay is about west africa's civil conflics.

West Africa's civil rightsFor more than a decade, the West African countries of Liberia and Sierra Leone have been roiled by civil conflicts that have caused millions to flee their ... .Today, Sierra Leone is emerging from more than ten years of civil war between the government and a Liberian-backed rebel group, the Revolutionary United Front (RUF). Under the protection of a 17,000- ... ment and demobilization program in January 2002 and conducted peaceful elections in May.Neighboring Liberia, however, remains wracked by fighting between a rebel group, Liberians United for Reconcilia ...

(2 pages) 45 0 1.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

World hunger.

dering our resources are more than abundant. This subject is world hunger. The story takes place in Liberia, a harsh and withered country in Africa. The lands are dry, the crops unfertile, and the liv ... the malnourishment as well. The land is dead, and its people are dying. The protagonist is a young Liberian boy by the name of (roughly translated) Riliay. He is five years old and is terribly malnou ...

(3 pages) 53 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Focusing on Liberian Human Rights Violations

Liberia is a country that has many authoritarian and even totalitarian characteristics. The governme ... ether it is arresting and torturing innocent people or sending children to fight in their army. The Liberian government also does not allow its citizens to work with any organizations dedicated to pro ... been involved in the Civil War as child soldiers." (Payne). There are many possible ways to get the Liberian government to smarten up and start respecting human rights. Unless the violations end, Libe ...

(6 pages) 77 1 2.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

A Theme in African Colonialism

on, and overall their crave for power. All but two countries were colonized by Europeans, they were Liberia and Ethiopia. Ethiopia for religious purposes and Liberia because they had somewhat of a suf ...

(3 pages) 116 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Racial Profiling

"A student from Liberia attending college in North Carolina was driving along I-95 in Maryland when he was pulled ov ...

(13 pages) 313 0 4.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

5- Crossing the River

h returning to Africa in the 1830's a Christian educated adult a missionary to the new territory of Liberia, slowly becoming a part of the world, his 'master' intended him to convert ... Martha, her o ... ities as nothing is simple and clear-cut in the cross-cultural dimension .Black American setters in Liberia are called 'white men'(p. 32)by the local population"This shows that African people who work ...

(4 pages) 43 0 4.4 Dec/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

American Foreign Policy Position Paper: Trade, Sanctions, Debt, and Investment

tions come against the poorest and more underdeveloped nations in the world, such as Angola, Burma, Liberia, Cuba and Sierra Leone. The sanctions against these nations are justified by the punishment ... any of America's foreign sanctions is to improve human rights conditions abroad. In nations such as Liberia, Sierra Leone, Burma and Angola, sanctions have unsuccessfully attempted to change the actio ...

(24 pages) 185 0 2.6 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

The advantages of the United States changing to the Metric System (SI Units).

more enjoyable knowing exactly how the system of SI units works.Did you know that America, besides Liberia and Myanmar, is the only country in the world to use its own system of measurement? Well, I' ...

(2 pages) 36 0 5.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

The Blind and Disheartened.

respect.I could feel my impatience trying to dominate my life, just like how the war was dominating Liberia. But I didn't want my impatience to affect others, not like how the Liberian war affected Si ... ves of these people who have suffered through the periods of rebellious wars raging in neighbouring Liberia, which spilled over the border into Sierra Leone. I realised that this war was not about pol ...

(4 pages) 14 0 3.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Liberia - This is a story about a Jamaican girl that lived in New York and returns to Jamaica to find out that she cannot fit in or understand the culture around her.

d dark pants at all times he was seen at the school. He was a man of many words. A man of ignorance Liberia thought.He began to talk again."You have no respect for god. You come into this holy hall fo ... eally be wrong with you. You have no respect for god at all."There was continued deafening silence. Liberia, could hear the steady heartbeats of the girls, while Mr. Singh continued talking.Liberia be ...

(9 pages) 21 0 0.0 May/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Trail Of Tears And Removal Of Africans

oved from Georgia to the Indian territory and the African Americans moved from the United States to Liberia, which is on the west coast of Africa.One of the differences was that all of the Cherokee we ... but did not have to go. Slave owners were encouraged to let their slaves free so go off and live in Liberia, but most owners chose not to let them go. Another difference is that the removal of the Che ...

(1 pages) 6 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Bridgestone Firestone, global and domestic environmental factors, technological change, social resopnsibility, ethics.

(Bridgestone, 2009)Starting in 1926 Firestone Natural Rubber Company has worked with the people of Liberia to successfully start a thriving natural rubber industry. After 80 years this location cover ... 00 square miles making it the largest single natural rubber operation in the world.Dec. 12, 2008 in Liberia, West Africa was a day of celebration. The people of Liberia along with Bridgestone / Firest ...

(5 pages) 69 0 3.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Business Culture

state-owned enterprises. This has sparked interest from several foreign entities. (no date, culture of Liberia is surprisingly similar to ours in many ways. The official language i ... s of a free enterprise system. The official policy is to have minimal government involvement (2008, Liberia). They seem to be very eager and welcoming of foreign businesses with little restrictions ba ...

(5 pages) 8 0 0.0 Aug/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication


r specialized financial institutions dedicated to improving the lives of the poor (Namada ,1997).In Liberia, Lending NGOs began serving micro enterprises after the fourteen years civil crisis, respond ... able market but from two sharply contrasting financial worlds (Namada, 1997).BACKGROUND OF THE STUDYLiberia is a small country with a land area of 11,370 km2 and a population of about 3.5 million. The ...

(64 pages) 1 0 0.0 Mar/2014

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting