West Africa


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  • To trade traders go to the edge of a certain place and ring a bell,they leave a certain amount of salt and walk away,the wangara's then come and leave a certain amount of gold which they think is fair,they then ring the bell again and the salt miner will come back.
  • West Africa is home to many deserts,travelers must face a long and cruel journey to get to where they need to go .
  • Many salt traders travel to The Kingdom of Ghana to trade the people for gold,the traders have to worry about finding food and water in the dessert,some people kill their camels to drink the water in their humps
  • When travelers reach Ghana they must pay taxes when they go in the city and when they leave. The tax collectors always make more money than the traders,but the taxes benefit the traders by the taxes being used to make trade routes safer
  • Tax Collectors
  • If the salt miner doesn't think they are getting paid enough they can add more salt and leave again,if the gold miner thinks they are paying too much they can take away gold,once a price is reached the slat miner can grab the gold and ring the bell. The gold miner will come and take the salt.
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