Unit 6: Ancient Israel
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The system of how money is made and used within a particular region
An extensive group of states or countries under a single supreme authority, formerly especially an emperor or empress.
Rich in nutrients
A place or region newly settled (created)
A town or city with a harbor where ships load or unload cargo
The act of moving from one place to settle in another
A person's child, grandchild, great-grandchild, or other offspring in the direct line of descent.
Laws from God given to Moses
Trouble sent by God as a consequence of disobeying him
Belief in one God
a person whose parent or parents are Jewish (a descendant of Abraham)
Everywhere at all times
Can do anything
Old Testament only
Traditional divisions of the ancient Jewish people.
Government with only one king
A charge against a citizen or their property or activity for the support of government
Unjust or cruel exercise of authority or power
Another name for God
Willing to accept feelings, habits, or beliefs that are different from your own
Exile or kick out someone, usually a foreigner, from a country
Someone who frees others
A situation in which you are forced to leave your country or home and go to live in a foreign country
Spreading of Jews around the world
To treat (someone) cruelly or unfairly especially because of race or religious or political beliefs
First king of Israel who was tall and handsome. Not a very good king, but good military leader.
2nd king of Israel who defeated the Philistines, and built up Jerusalem as a capital, but he murdered a man to marry his wife, raised taxes and began slavery.
3rd king of Israel who was known as wise. He built the palace and temple in Jerusalem but made the people pay heavy taxes and enslaved his own people.
Cyrus the Great
Freed the Jews from Babylonian Exile and rebuilt the temple in Jerusalem. Was known for being tolerant.
His descendants became the people of Israel. Migrated the Israelites from Mesopotamia to the Promise Land of Canaan (Israel).
Hebrew born in Egypt and raised by the Pharaoh's daughter. He freed the people from Egypt after the 10 plagues.
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