Our Names are Kira,Kinsey,Cole and Jackson. The silent trade was when 2 people wouldn't trade without conflict or seeing each other. A middleman is used to trade. West Africans and North Africans. The silent trade was to avoid conflict a language. They meet at a special trading spot.
The traders pick an agreed trade spot through a middleman.
One trader drops off goods at trading location,and then walks away.
After you leave the middleman will check that you left your gold to trade
Then other trader will come and decide if he demands more gold or he will leave his salt
Not enough gold
uh..... add more gold
You will come back and check if he has left salt or you need to add more.