Decolonization of Africa  

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"By 1914, Africa had only two independent nations, Liberia, a nation founded in West Africa by free black Americans earlier in the nineteenth century, and the ancient kingdom of Ethiopia in East Africa."

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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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The decolonization of Africa followed World War II as colonized peoples agitated for independence and colonial powers withdrew their administrators from Africa.

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