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 surface features of a place or region such as moutians or deserts
Topography is surface features that sometimes form places of land.
vegetation
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The plant life in a place or region.
Vegetation is the plant life in a place or region.
delta
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An area of sediment deposited at the mouth of a river
Delta is the sediment deposited through the mouth of the river.
papyrus
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A tough water plant used to make paper and rope in ancient times.
Papyrus a plant used to make paper and rope in ancient times.
nomad
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A person who moves place to place with no permanent home.
Nomad is a person who always moves and does not have a main home.
Hebrews
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A society of people (ancient Israelites )who lived to the northeast of Egypt in Canaan from about 1800 B.C.E. to 70 B.C.E.
Hebrews are people from Israel who have a important religion.
Torah
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The first five books in the Jewish Bible.
Torah the first five books in the Jewish Bible.
Abraham
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The leader who led the Hebrews from Mesopotamia to Canaan.
Abraham a great leader how lead hundreds of Hebrews to a new great place
Moses
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A Hebrew leader who led his people out of slavery in Egypt and brought Judaism its fundamental laws the Ten commandments.
Moses lead his people out out of slavery to a better place and started the Ten Commandments.
King David
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Established Jerusalem as a holy city.
King David established Jerusalem as a great holy city in the time of him.
Solomon solomon_Sam.s.jpg
The Hebrew leader king who built the Jerusalem's first great temple ; son of king David.
Solomon the Hebrew leader who built the first great temple in Jerusalem.
convenant
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An agreement or promise
Conventant is a agreement or promise.
descendants
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A daughter or son , granddaughter or grandson and so on.
Descendants are like a line of people from that gets older and older.
sacrifice
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A gift of an animal for slaughter as away to honor the gods.
Sacrifice a way of honoring the gods.
prophet
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A person who speaks or interprets for God to other people.
Prophet a person who speaks for God.
plague
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A terrible disaster affecting many people and thought to be sent by God as a punishment.
Plague a terrible disaster affecting lots of people sent by God.
Exodus
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The escape of the Hebrews from Egyptian slavery.
Exodus is the escape by Hebrew from slavery.
Ten Commandments
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The ten laws said to be given to Moses by God.
Ten Commandments were laws given to Moses by God.
Sabbath
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The seventh day of the week to be used for rest and worship according to one of the Ten Commandments.
Sabbath to use the last day of the week to relax and worship god.
Ark of Covenant
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The chest containing the Ten Commandments written on stone tablets that Hebrews carried with them during their wanderings after their flight from Egypt.
The Ark of covenant is the chest containing the Ten Commandments used by the Hebrews.