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Why Did Ethiopia and Liberia Remain Independent? Neither Ethiopia nor Liberia remained completely independent. In 1936, Italy invaded Ethiopia and held it for five years as a colony. From its founding in 1820 until 1847, Liberia was governed as a colony by the American Colonization Society.

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These two cases are very different. Ethiopia did manage to stay independent, for various reasons best explained by an expert in the subject, but Liberia as a nation was essentially created by the United States as a place to repatriate manumitted slaves.

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Best Answer: Liberia had been set up by USA as a country for freed slaves,so was effectively a US colony anyway. Ethiopia was generally regarded as off limits to imperialism,as it had been a Christian kingdom for well over 1000 years ( a major pretext for European imperialism in Africa was to spread Christianity).

www.quora.com/How-did-Liberia-gain-independence

Friend, I think a number of the questions in Quora could be answered merely by looking for answers on the internet. This statement, and the rest of it found under Wikipedia’s entry for Liberia, will help to answer your question “Liberia is the onl...

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Two independent nations in Africa during the late 1800s were the countries of Ethiopia and Liberia. Ethiopia has remained an independent nation since ancient times except for an invasion by the ...

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Two nations however, were still independent the whole period; Ethiopia formerly known as Abyssinia and Liberia. For both countries, their status of freedom from foreign rule is however a subject of debate. The history of Liberia exposes the controversy of their consideration as a never colonized country.

www.americaslibrary.gov/jb/reform/jb_reform_liberia_2.html

Independence for Liberia July 26, 1847 Americans opposed to slavery back in the early 1800s were divided over the issue of colonization (forming separate colonies) for African Americans instead of integrating them into the United States. It was a very controversial notion among both blacks and whites.

www.history.com/this-day-in-history/liberian-independence-proclaimed

With the backing of the United States, Liberia kept its independence though the turmoil of the 20th century. A costly civil war began in 1989 and lasted until 1997, when Charles Taylor was elected ...

www.answers.com/Q/Why_were_Ethiopia_and_Liberia_independent_in_1914

Two independent nations in Africa during the late 1800s were the countries of Ethiopia and Liberia. Ethiopia has remained an independent nation since ancient times except for an invasion by the ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liberian_Declaration_of_Independence

The Liberian Declaration of Independence is a document adopted by the Liberian Constitutional Convention on July 26, 1847, to announce that the Commonwealth of Liberia, a colony founded and controlled by the private American Colonization Society, was an independent state known as the Republic of Liberia.