History Term
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topography
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The surface features of an area or region.
The topograghy of Pennsylvania has lots of mountains.
vegetation
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The plant life of a place or region
The vegetation in Egypt is made up of plants and tree's.
delta
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An area of sedement deposeted at the mouth of a river
The river has a lot of delta forming.
papyrus
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A tough water plant used to make paper and rope in ancient times
When I went to Egypt I made paper out of papyrus.
nomad
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A person who moves from place to place with no permanent home
There are many nomad's living in the city of Detroit.
Hebrews
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Were the first people to worship one god.
I went to a Jewish wedding and there were many Hebrews.
Torah
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he first 5 books of the Jewish bible.
In Hebrew school you have to read the torah.
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he leader who lead the Hebrews from Mesopotamia to Canaan.
In school we learned how Abraham lead the Hebrews from Mesopotamia to Canaan.
Moses
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A Hebrew leader who lead his people out of slavery in Egypt and brought Judaism it's fundamental laws, The 10 Commandments.
I learned how Moses lead the people from Egypt to Canaan in school today.
King David
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A man who fought for his god, and became King as a reward.
King David was a very strong and loyal man.
Solomon
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he king who built Jerusalem's first temple, was King David.
King David built the first temple in Jerusalem.
convenant
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s an agreement or a promise.
I made a convenant to my Mom, that I would clean my room tomorrow.
descendants
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a daughter or a son, or granddaughter of grandson
There are many descendants of the Manzo family living in Philadelphia.
sacrifice
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hey would gift an animal to kill as a way to honor the gods
I am so grad that I have never had to sacrifice anything for my family.
prophet
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person who interprets god by speaking to other people.
There is a Prophet at our church that is very interesting to listen to.
plague
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A disaster affecting many people. The people thought god sent it to punish them.
I hope I never have to experience a plague in my lifetime.
Exodus
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Hebews escaping from Egyptian slavery.
The Hebrews exodused from Egypt.
Ten commandments
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10 laws given to Moses from God.
The 10 Commandments are all very good laws to follow.
Sabbath
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is the 7th day of the week for rest and worship. From the 10 Commandments.
The Hebrews have sabbath every Sunday.
Ark of Covenant
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A chest containing the 10 Commandments. The Hebrews wrote on stone tablets and carried them from Egypt.
The Ark of Covenant contains the 10 comandments