Trekking to Timbuktu: Trade in Ancient West Africa

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  • Jul 23 2010 10:08 AM

    John Garrett

     

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In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from EDSITEment, students learn about the trade routes of the ancient kingdom of Ghana. They examine the key concepts of Islam and how it spread from Arabia to Africa, and study how Muslim merchants contributed to the expansion of West African trade.

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    Grade: 6 to 8

    Topics: History-Social Science, Geography, Economics

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