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topography

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the shape of the land

Examples are mountains, hills, and plains.

vegetation


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plant life

Some examples of vegitation are trees, bushes, and grass.

delta

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an area of sediment that is emptied at the end of the river

The Meditteranean Sea is near a fertile valley that ends in a marshy delta.

papyrus

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a water plant

The papyrus plant is used to make rope and paper.

nomad

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a person who moves a lot and has no permanent home

Nomads don't have a permanent home.

Hebrews

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a group of people that only believed in one god

The Hebrews were the first people to believe in only one god.

Torah

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the holy book of Judaism

The torah records all the events that were made to establish Judaism.

Abraham

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the creater of Judiasm

Abraham told the people that there was only one god instead of many.

Moses

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a person who helped speak for god for Judaism

Moses helped the Hebrews escape from Egypt.

King David

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he helped the growth of Judiasm

Defeated the Goliath, that ended the battle and the people became their slaves .

Solomon

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a person who also helped the growth of Judaism

He built the great temples of Judaism.

convenant

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an agreement

God made a covenant with Abraham.

descendants

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a daughter or son or grand kid of a person

God promised to protect Abraham's descendants.

sacrifice

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a ceremony where slaughter is done as a way to honor gods

God told Abraham to sacrifice his son.

prophet

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a person who speaks for god

Moses was a prophet.

plague

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a disaster affecting many people as a punishment belived from god

People who didn't believe in one god were plagued.

Exodus

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to escape

Moses led the Exodus from Egypt.

Ten Commandments

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the ten laws of Judaism from god

The Ten Commandments were written on stone tablets from god.

Sabbath

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the last day of the week where you worship

At the end of the week Hebrews Sabbath.

Ark of Covenant

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the chest containing the Ten Commendmants

The Ten Commandments are in the Ark of covenant.