History Term
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of the history term
topographytopography_evan.jpg
The features of a place, such as many trees, lots of mountains, cold snow, etc.
Glen Arbor has beautiful topography.
vegetationvegetation.jpg
The plants, and herbs in an area
Grasslands have a lot of vegetation.
deltadelta.jpg
An opening of a river that has sand and sediment at the opening.
The Rouge River has a good amount of delta.
papyruspapyrus_plant.gif
A rope-like plant that was used for paper in ancient times.
When we went to the Desert we saw lots of Papyrus.
nomadnomad-_Gabby-g.jpg
Moving from place to place without living in one spot permanently.
My cousin Jessie knows someone who's a Nomad.
Hebrewshebrew_may.jpg
People who lived back in 1800 B.C.E to 70 C.E.
I think I have an ancester who was a Hebrew but i'm not sure.
TorahTorahScroll.jpg
The first couple books of the bible.
My best friend likes to read the Torah's of the bible.
Abrahamabraham_alexm.jpeg
The person who led the Hebrews from Mesopotamia to Canaan.
The Hebrews really liked Abraham because he helped them move from Mesopotamia to Canaan.
Mosesmoses_evan.jpg
A leader of the Hebrews who helped his people out of slavery in Egypt and invented the Ten Commandments.
My Mom loves to learn about Moses and how he led his people out of horrible slavery.
King Davidking_david.jpg
The Hebrew king who established Jerusalem as a Holy city.
King David probably was very religious since he established Jerusalem as a Holy city.
SolomonSolomon.jpg
The Hebrew king who built Jerusalem's first great temple; son of King David.
Solomon probably loved his father very much (King David) and Solomon probably worked very hard on the temple he made.
covenant covenant_evan.jpg
An agreement or promise.
I made a convenant to my mom that I would clean my room around four thirty.
descendantshaley_decendants.jpg
A daughter or son, granddaughter or grandson, and so on.
my descendants have really unusual names.
sacrificehaley_sacrifice.jpg
A gift of an animal for slaughter as a way to honor gods.
My great-grandmother used to sacrifice animals all of the time.
prophethaley_prophet.jpg
A person who speaks or interprets for God to other people.
I think prophets are good for the world.
plaguehaley_plague.jpg
A terrible disaster affecting many people and thought to be sent by God as a punishment.
I think plagues are bad for the world, they teach us that we deserve horrible things to happen when we do something wrong.
Exodushaley_exodus.jpg
The escape of the Hebrews from Egyptian slavery.
The Exodus was probably a very exciting time.
Ten Commandmentshaley_ten_commandments.gif
The ten laws said to be given to Moses by God.
I study the Ten Commandments frequently.
Sabbathhaley_sabbath.jpg
The seventh day of the week to used for rest and worship, according to one of the Ten Commandments.
My friend told me that we couldn't hang out on Friday because she had to celebrate the Sabbath.
Ark of Covenanthaley_ark_of_covenant.jpg
The chest containing the Ten Commandments, written on stone tablets, that the Hebrews carried with them during their wanderings after their flight from Egypt.
I bet that the Ark of Covenant was pretty big since it held stone tablets which were probably very heavy.