Warm Up: Persuasive Writing Practice. In your writer’s notebook: Brainstorm and think of a thesis for the prompt below. Your thesis must include your stance and a because statement with your two reasons for your stance .
Sierra Leone: Name means “Lion Mountains”
*Abolitionists later help slaves return to Africa in what is now the “Province of Freedom” or Freetown in Sierra Leone. They came to be called Krio.
*Goal: To rid the country of the APC government
* Rebel leader: FodaySankoh
and President Kabbah is reelected.
Summer 2002: A Sierra Leone Special Court begins holding a series of war crimes trials that lasted until 2006.