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Give 2 reasons why gold was important to people in North Africa.

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    You stated this in the past tense.

    To what time period are you referring?

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    During Medieval times, like the time of Ghana, Mali, Songhai, etc.

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    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.

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