History Term
Definition in your own words
Use the word in a sentence that shows your understanding
of the history term
topography
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The surface of the land
this land has good topography
vegetation
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the plants of a certain area
everywhere has their own vegetation
delta
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Mud or slit at the mouth of a lake or river
all rivers or lakes have a delta
papyrus
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a tough water plant used to make materials
people might still use papyrus
nomad
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a persom that moves from place to place with no permanet home
Many people used to be nomads
Hebrews
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People who study the Jewish Religion
Many of my friends go to Hebrew school
Torah
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The Holy book of Jewish people
When you have a Barmitvah you read of the Torah
Abraham
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Leader of the Hebrew while they where moving to Canaan
Abraham led the Jewish
Moses
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The Hebrew leader who lead the Jewish people out of slavery
Moses was a great leader out of slavery
King David
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King David established Jerusalem's first great temple
King David made large temples
Solomon Alex_A_Solomon.jpg
King David's son
Solomon helped his father
convenant
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An agreement or promise
when you have a covenant you have to follow it out
descendants
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The ancestors of people
You are a desendant of your grandfather
sacrifice
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the gift of an animal in honor of the gods
People used to sacrafice for their kings
prophet
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a person who speaks for God to others
Prophets spoke for God
plague
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a terrible diaster siad to be sent as a punishment by God
Plauge were like deadly curses
Exodus
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The Hebrews escape from Egyptian slavery
When the exodus happened the Hebrews were free from the Egyptians
Ten Commandments
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the ten laws said to be gave by god to moses
People usually try to follow the Ten Commandments
Sabbath
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The seventh day of the week said to be used to worship God
The Sabbath can also be known as Sunday
Ark of Covenant
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The chest containing the Ten Commandments
The Ark of Covenat is the chest that is said to contain the Ten Commandments