History Term
Definition in your own words
Use the word in a sentence that shows your understanding
of the history term
topography:
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The study of a place's shape or features.
My mother studie's the topography of Europe
vegetation:
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A name for the study of plant life and region
In Egypt, there was a lot of Vegetation
delta:
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A place near the mouth of a river
I saw a Crocodile near the Delta
papyrus:
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I type of paper from the Papyrus plant
My grand father painted on some papyrus paper
nomad
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A person who travel's places and never stays permanantly
I think the first nomads were from Mesopotamia
Hebrews
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The founders of Judaism, a religeon
My cousin's friends are Hebrews
Torah
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The book of the Jewish faith
My friend has to read the Torah
Abraham
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The father of Hebrews, who first introduced the belief of only God
Abraham was the leader of the Hebrews
Moses
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He freed the Jews out of slavery from Egypt
My friend constantly speaks of Moses
King David
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King David had stood up to a rival group
King David
Solomon
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He built the first great temple in Jerusalem
"Soloman was harsh back then, I think" My brother said
Convenant
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A agreement or promise
June and I made a convenant
descendants
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A daughter, son, grand daughter or grand son etc.
I am a decsendant of an asian scholar
sacrifice
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a gift of an animal for slaughter as a way to honor gods
Abraham almost made a sacrifice of his son
prophet
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A person who speaks or interprets for God to other people
My dad is a prophet
plague
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A terrible disaster affecting many people and thought to be sent by God as a punishment
There was a plague in the story of Moses leading the Hebrews out of slavery
Exodus
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the escape of the Hebrews from Egyptian slavery
Moses had led the Hebrews out of Exodus
Ten Commandments
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The 10 fundemental laws for Jews about the laws
The Ten Commandments is in the holy city of Jerusalem
Sabbath
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The seventh day during the week to rest and worship, according to the ten Commandments
My friend goes to the Sabbath every every week
Ark of Covenant
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The chest with the ten Commandments in it that was carried during their wanderings after the left Egypt
I saw a picture of the Ark of Covenant