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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Surface features such as mountains or desserts.
The topography in the dessert is not good for farming.
vegetation
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The plant life of a surtain area.
In the rain forest there is alot of vegetation.
delta
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An area of sediment at the mouth of a river.
The delta was very large and it was clogging the river.
papyrus
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A water plant used to make paper and rope in ancient times.
We use the papyrus so we can have material to wright on.
nomad
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A person who moves from place to place with no permanent home.
The nomad had moved to ten different places in less then two months.
Hebrews
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The jews
The hebrews were jewish people.
Torah
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Law or insruction.
The jews live by rules that come from the torah.
Abraham
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The leader who led the Hebrews from Mesopotamia to Canaan.
Abraham was the leader who led the hebrews from mesopatamia to canaan.
Moses
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A Hebrew leader who led his people out of slavery in Egypt and brought Judaism its fundemental laws, the Ten Commandments.
Moses was a jewish leader who led his people out of slavery in Egypt.
King David
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A hebrew leader.
King David was a hebrew leader that esablished Jerusalem as a holy city.
Solomon
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A hebrew leader.
Solomon was a hebrew leader built Jerusalems first great city.
covenant
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An agreement or a promiss.
I made a covenant when I promised my friend I would sit next to her at lunch.
descendants
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An offspring.
My first descendants were born many years before me.
sacrifice
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An offering.
I made a sacrifice when I let my brother have the last cookie.
prophet
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A person who speaks for god.
A prophet speaks for god to other people.
plague

A desease that causes high mortality.
A plague is a very horrible desease.
Exodus
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The departure of the Israelites from Egypt under Moses.
Exodus was the escape from slavery.
Ten Commandmentsten_commandments.jpg
A set of rules delivered to Moses from god.
The ten commandments were sent to Moses straight from god as the jews believe.
Sabbath
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A holy day for the jews set asside to worship god.
Jewish people rest and worship the lord on the sabbath day.
Ark of Covenant
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The chest that holds the ten commandments.
The hebrews carried the ark of covenant durring their wanderings after their fight from Egypt.