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Intro to West Africa


Specialization Economic focus on creation of a few specific goods.
Sahara The worlds hottest (and third largest) desert, covering most of North Africa.
Natural Resources Materials (such as minerals, forests, water, and so on) that occur in nature and can be used by people.
Sub-Sahara Africa A region of Africa south of the Sahara Desert.
Surplus Extra goods that are left over.
Savannah An open grassland with scattered trees.
Demand When people want (and are willing to pay for) a specific good or service.
Trade The act of buying & selling goods & services.
Scarcity When there is a limited amount of certain goods or services.
Trans-Saharan Slave Trade A trade network that transported slaves to locations around West Asia, North & East Africa, and Europe.
Created by: MrZGraham