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European Exploration
Lesson Two: Ghana
1.

What desert is located north of Ghana?

2.

How did the ancient West African empire
of Ghana become rich?

RAP
1.

What desert is located north of Ghana?
◦ Sahara Desert

2.

How did the ancient West African empire
of Ghana become ri...
1.

What desert is located north of Ghana?
◦ Sahara Desert

2.

How did the ancient West African empire
of Ghana become ri...
Ghana
1.

Ghana, located in West Africa, was the
first great African empire of West
Africa.
2. Ghana became known for its
rich culture…
…wealth, organization…
…and
power –
it had a
strong
army.
3.

It began the successful ”SaltGold” trade…
…traders from Ghana carried gold
by camel caravans…
to countries
north of the
Sahara
Desert, whe
re they
traded the
gold for
salt.


Graphic Organizer: Windmill
◦ Ghana topic in middle
◦ Will need to use information from reading to
answer questions

WI...
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  1. 1. European Exploration Lesson Two: Ghana
  2. 2. 1. What desert is located north of Ghana? 2. How did the ancient West African empire of Ghana become rich? RAP
  3. 3. 1. What desert is located north of Ghana? ◦ Sahara Desert 2. How did the ancient West African empire of Ghana become rich? RAP
  4. 4. 1. What desert is located north of Ghana? ◦ Sahara Desert 2. How did the ancient West African empire of Ghana become rich? ◦ Salt and Gold trade, and taxes RAP
  5. 5. Ghana
  6. 6. 1. Ghana, located in West Africa, was the first great African empire of West Africa.
  7. 7. 2. Ghana became known for its rich culture…
  8. 8. …wealth, organization…
  9. 9. …and power – it had a strong army.
  10. 10. 3. It began the successful ”SaltGold” trade…
  11. 11. …traders from Ghana carried gold by camel caravans…
  12. 12. to countries north of the Sahara Desert, whe re they traded the gold for salt.
  13. 13.  Graphic Organizer: Windmill ◦ Ghana topic in middle ◦ Will need to use information from reading to answer questions WIO

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