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Teaching The Berbers and Their Camel Caravans

The Berbers and Their Camel Caravans

The Sahara Desert presented a big problem to traders from Rome who wanted the gold, ivory, and other precious goods from Africa. The desert is vast and dangerous. Sandstorms could blow in and blind you. You could go for days on end without finding water. If you came to an oasis, it might have poisonous water that would kill you and your animals.

Reed Wester-Ebbinghaus
Ancient History Encyclopedia

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

Why were the Berbers influential in the ancient world?
STANDARDS:
RH.2 - Main Ideas, RH.7 - Visual Information

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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