We are very powerful, and I have lots of armies.
The king spread his power internationally through trade
The people of Ghana were bartering gold and other things
I am going to trade some salt.
They traded gold and ivory for books, swords, and horses.
Islamic merchants traveled 2 months through the desert to trade.
In the mid-11th century, a Muslim group launched an invasion
A little less than 200 years later though, Ghana was not so lucky.
In 1240 C.E., Ghana was vunerable and was unable to prevent defeat.
Therefore, it was absorbed into the growing nation of Mali.
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