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Essay 2 1. Survey the historical origins and political destiny of the Hebrews. Deal with Assyria and Babylonian conquest. Deal with depression the Hebrew/Jewish people from the time of Greek Civilization to the present.

Hebrew's were originally nomads searching for a place in which to settle when under the leadership of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob the found themselves in Palestine about 1800 b.c. In the Palestinian region the Hebrews clashed with the Canaanites and made a slow transition to agricultural life. Saul was the first great king of the Hebrews he was killed by David. David next king died and along came Solomon he was a ladies man and loved to drink. After his death the kingdom split up into two Israel and Judah. The Ten Commandments came along and served as a common bond among the Hebrew's and to relate their new lives as farmers and urban dwellers.

In 722 B.C. Israel was conquered by the Assyrians and were carried off into captivity as the ten lost tribes. Judah was conquered in 586 B.C. by the Chaldeans also they destroyed the temple that was build in the name of Yahweh's and Hebrews were bought to Babylon as captives but victims of Babylonian captivity were allowed to rebuild temple. Ever since then the Hebrews had they ups and downs looked down upon and treated wrongful and just plain out pushed around.

B. What's the nature of today's state of Israel and the Middle East today? Israel and the Middle East have a lot of problems and are still fighting to this day over religion and other things that happen thousands of years ago.

C. What do you think will happen? I think that they will always fight over religion but give it about 30 more years and there will...