Gold and Salt Trade in Northern Africa
Show What You Know Assignment. Gold/Salt Trade & Silent Bartering. Northern Africa
Salt Miners in Northern Africa had very difficult jobs. They would work all day in difficult conditions.
Traders took the difficult journey across the Sahara desert to trade what they had and bring exotic goods to their civilizations.
Even when they spoke different languages, they would trade by leaving their goods in a decided area, and have others switch them out for what they desired.
The people from above the Sahara Desert would deliver their salt to civilizations like Ghana who desired it in exchange for gold, and the other way around.
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