History Term
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topography
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The surface featuresbof the pace or region,such as dersert or mountains.
I went to the desert and the topograghy was awesome.
vegetation
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The plant life of a place or region.
There was a lot of vegetation in Calafornia.
delta
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An area of sediment deposited at the mouth of the river.
I was going exploring and then I found a big delta.
papyrus

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A tough water plant to make paper and rope in ancient times.
I wrote my note on paper made out of papyrus.
nomad

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A person that moves from place to place with no permanent home.
The nomads were traveling for a while to find a better home.
Hebrews

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A society of people who lived in the northeast of Egypt,in Canaan,from about 1800 b.c.e to 70 b.c.e
Hebrew people lived In Egypt.
Torah

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The first five books of the jewish bible
My friend read out of the Torah at his bah mitzvah.
Abraham

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The leader who lead the hebrews from Mesopotamia to Canaan.
I think that Abraham was an amazing leader.
Moses

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A Hebrew leader that lead his people out of slavery in Egypt and brought Judaism its fundamental laws,the Ten Commandments.
Moses was smart and brave throughout his whole life.
King David

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The Hebrew king that established Jerusalem as a holy city.
King David was very wealthy.
Solomon
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The hebrew king who built Jerusalem's first great temple.;son of king David.
Solomon was a fantastic builder.
convenant

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An agreement or promise.
I made a very important convenant with my friend.
descendants

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A daughter or son, granddaughter or grandson, and so on.
My descendants come form England.
sacrifice

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A gift of an animal for slaughter as a way to honor the gods.
The sacrificed a cow for God.
prophet

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A person that speaks or interprets for god and other people.
The prophet travelled all over to spread the word go God.
plague

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A terrible diaster affecting people and thought to be sent to god as punishment.
The black plague killed many people.
Exodus

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The escape of hebrews from egyptian slavery.
The exodus was a very happy part in the time of the Ancient Hebrews
Ten Commandments

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The ten laws said to be given to Moses by God.
The Ten Commandments was a very important piece of work.
Sabbath


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The seventh day of the week to be used for rest and worship, according to one of the Ten Commandments.
The Sabbath is tomorrow.
Ark of Covenant

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The chest containing the ten Commandments, written on stone tablets, that the Hebrews carried with them during there wonderings after they flight from Egypt.
The Ark of Covenant is very important according to the Hebrews.