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West African merchants were willing to pay a high price for salt because… A. it was used to purify water. B. it was used in medicine. C. it was dangerous to mine. D. it was
scarce in West Africa.
West African merchants were willing to pay a high price for salt because: D. it was scarce in West Africa.
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User: West African merchants were willing to pay a high price for salt because… A. it was used to purify water. B. it was used in medicine. C. it was dangerous to mine. D. it was scarce in West Africa.

Weegy: West African merchants were willing to pay a high price for salt because: D. it was scarce in West Africa.
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User: To strengthen the empire of Songhai, Sonni Ali… A. conquered other states using gunpowder weapons. B. brought key trade routes under his control. C. wrote a new system of laws for his kingdom. D. forced his people to convert to Islam.

Weegy: The answer is B. brought key trade routes under his control. Please rate GOOD if you find it helpful.
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User: 3. When camels were brought to Africa from Asia, trade increased across the central rain forests. A. True B. False

Weegy: In ancient times, salt could drastically affect the health of entire populations. Trade in salt was very important, and salt was valuable enough to be used as currency in some areas. [ The Latin phrase "salarium argentum," "salt money," referred to part of the payment made to every Roman soldier, and the word has been carried down the ages into the English word "salary". B. it was used in medicine ]
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