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This assignment is worth 50 points.
You will need two different colored highlighters. As we read through the article, With one color, highlight positives of using the camel caravan. With the other color, highlight negatives of the camel caravans.
Answer the following questions with your partner: How did the salt mines of Taudenni influence the city of Timbuktu? Why is the journey important to Muslims? What are the dangers of making the journey by camel caravan? What are the benefits of using trucks? What would the people of Timbuktu lose if trucks were used?
Using information from the text, answer the following question: In light of technological advances, are camel caravans still necessary to life in the Sahara Desert? Why or Why not? You must write at least a paragraph (or half a page). Within your answer highlight or underline the textual evidence that you use.