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Transcript of Sierra Leone
-The surface to be pocketed with holes.
-Barren patches of earth.
-Residents to evacuate the area.
-Dust clouds which makes people sick.
-Pollutes water What Happened to the People of Sierra Leone? The people in Sierra Leone carry the emotional and physical scars of the war. Children have missing limbs. Others have the painful memories. Some have no family. The country had also spent 75% of the national budget on the military during the war and is still struggling to function. What Events Led up to the Civil War? -In 1787, Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown, was founded by the British as a colony for rescued slaves.
-In 1961, Sierra Leone became independent.
-In 1985, Major-General Joseph Saidu Momoh became president and two years later, he proclaimed state of economic emergency. BIBLIOGRAPHY Works Cited
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