Historical Context II

Historical Context II

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1816 Paul Cuffee (1759-1817), a successful Quaker shipowner of African- American and Native American ancestry, gained support from the British government, to settle 38 American Black people.

1827 Fourah Bay College first western-style university in Africa - Now University of Sierra Leone

1896 Coastal and inland area a protectorate in 1896.

1956 United Sierra Leone.

27 April 1961 independence.

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