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Term: Ghana

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Ancient Ghana empire flourished in 13th cen.; other important native states founded 14th-19th cen.; Portuguese arrived 1482; captured by Dutch 1637; center for slave trade of Dutch, English, French & Danish 17th-19th cen.; purchased by British 19th cen.;official language is English, though French & African languages are also spoken, including Akan, Mole-Dagbani & Ewe.

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collected between 1960-1973
collected between 1960-1973
collected between 1960-1973
13th century
collected between 1960-1973