Social Studies aka History
posted by Brian on .
Give 2 reasons why gold was important to people in North Africa.
You stated this in the past tense.
To what time period are you referring?
During Medieval times, like the time of Ghana, Mali, Songhai, etc.
North Africa benefitted by selling supplies to the caravans carrying gold to be traded. The gold also supplied a solid currency for them to buy and sell other goods, such as salt.