History Term
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of the history term
topography
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The surface of a land
The topography of Michigan is beautiful in the summer.
vegetation
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all the plant life of a place.
Farmland had great vegetation in the spring.
delta
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a area deposited at the mouth of a river.
The Nile River is a delta.
papyrus
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a material, just like paper prepared form strips of paper prssed, soaked used for scribes fropm the Ancient Egyptians.
Ancient Egyptians used papyrus for scribes.
nomad
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a member of a tribe that has no permanet home but moves from place to place.
A nomad was in the tribe at Mesopatamia.
Hebrews
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Ancient Israelites who lived in Canaan, form 1800 b.c.e through 70 c.e.
The Hebrews lived in
Canaan.
Torah
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The five books of the Jewish bible.
Some people read a torah at their temple.
Abraham
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The leader who led the Hebrews.
Abraham led the hebrews to a safer place.
Moses
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The hebrew prophet that led the Israeitets out of Egypt.
Moses took everyone out of Egypt and into saftey.
King David
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A Hebrew king that made Jerusalem a holy city.
King David told the people to beleive in God.
Solomon
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Solomon is Davids second son, who built the great first temple.
Solomon made the beautiful temple.
convenant
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the conditional promises made to humanity by God, as revealed in Scripture.
People make a convenant promise once they read the scripture.
descendants
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a person or animal that is descended from a specific ancestor; an offspring.
The descendants were walkin down the street.
sacrifice
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sacrifice of Isaac
a gift of an animal for slaughter as a way to honor gods.
Abraham made a sacrafice to his son.
prophet
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a person who speaks or interprets for God to other people.
The prophet is god with someone else talking.
plague
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a terrible disaster affecting many people and thought to be sent by God as a punishment.
God sent the holocost to the egyptians as a punishment.
Exodus
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The ecscpae of the Hebrews from Egyptian slavery.
The exodus that happened freed the hebrews.
Ten Commandments
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The ten laws given to Moses by God.
We still use the Ten Commandments in our life now.
Sabbath
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The seventh day of the week to be used for the rest and worship , according to one of the ten commandments.
People celebrate the Sabbath every week.
Ark of Covenant
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The chest that contains the ten commandments which is wrote on ston that the Hebrews carried during their wanderings.
Rabbis go in the Ark of Covenant to get the tenommandments out.