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 features of a surface of land
the topography of a moutian range is bumpy
vegetation
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The plant life in a place
There is a lot of vegetation in a tropical rain forest
delta
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Mud or dirt at the mouth of a lake or river
It looked like a little island at the end of the Delta
papyrus

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A water plant used to make paper and rope
Many civilizations used papyrus to make paper
nomad
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A person who moves from place to place
A nomad is usually poor
Hebrews


Torah
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The first five books in the Jewish Bible
A boy that is going to have his barmitsfa will have to study the torah
Abraham
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The leader that led the Hebrews from Mesopotamia to Canaan
Abraham almost killed his own so as a sacrifice
Moses
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A leader who led the Hebrew slaves out of Egypt
Moses was the one who found the ten commandments
King David

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The king who built Jerusalem as a holy city
King David killed Golath with a slingshot
Solomon Vaughn_C_Solomon.jpg
The King who built Jerusalem's first temple
Solomon built a great temple
covenant
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An agreement of promise
I have made a covenant with my familiy
descendants
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Going down the timeline of your family by generation
I am one of my grandfather's descendents
sacrifice
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A gift of an animal to honor the gods
The Native Americans also made sacrifices to their gods
prophet
A person who speaks for god to other people
Moses was a prophet
plague
A disaster affecting many people and thought to be sent by god as a punnishment
The Black plague is know for how deadly it was
Exodus
The escape of Hebrews from Egyptian slavery
The Exodus is a very important time in history for many religions
Ten Commandments
The ten laws that god wanted his people to obay
We studied the ten commandments in Sunday school
Sabbath
the seventh day of the week to be used for rest and worship
The Sabbath is very important to many different religions
Ark of Covenant
The chest containing the ten commandments
The Ark of Covenant is a very important artifact in religious history