LIBERIAN FLAG

The Liberian flag bears close resemblance to that of the U.S., - showing Ex-American slaves origin of the country. Liberia is modeled after the U.S. The 11 stripes symbolize the signatories of the Liberian Declaration of Independence (7/26/1847), red and white symbolizing courage and moral excellence. The white star represents freedom of ex-slaves. The blue square represents the African mainland.