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    • Blood Diamonds By: Chanelle & Cat
    • Why The Diamonds are a Problem
        • Rebels sell these diamonds
    • Money goes to purchasing arms or military actions
    • Produced through blood of men, women, and children
      • Blood diamonds are stolen during shipment or seized by attacking mining operations
      • Often the main source of funding for the rebels
    • Dishonest diamond traders make their actions
    • Big amounts of money are at stake
    • Bribes, threats, torture, and murder are modes of operation
    • Facts
        • Rebels sell them
    • Money is used to purchase arms or military actions
      •   Produced through forced labor
    • Timbuktu: Center of Learning and Trade
        • a city in Mali
    • founded my nomads in the 12th century
    • located about 8 miles away from Niger river
    • rapidly became major trading depot for caravans of Sahara desert
    • 14th century -the legend of Timbuktu spread
    • rich cultural center.
    • Ghana
        • Has no exact date, was established in the beginning of of the first millennium A.D
    • not geographically, ethnically, or in any way shape or form related to modern Ghana 
    • semi-divine status (dinga cisse)
    • Ancient Civilization Leader
        • Osei tu tu 
    • 4th ruler in asante
    • Succeeding obiri yeoba
    • Merged many states into asante union
    • Osei tu tu killed in a war against the anyem in 1717