Rugrats: What a Maccababy’s Gotta Do
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Tommy and Chuckie are Jews living peacefully in ancient Greece when a new king, King Antiochus, takes rule. King Antiochus introduces religious intolerance and cultural homogeneity, prompting Tommy to spearhead the "Maccababy" revolt.

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  1. How did the rule of Antiochus IV bring about conflict in Judea?
  2. Who challenged the rule of Antiochus IV?
  3. What holiday celebrates the re-dedication of the temple following the Maccabean Revolt?

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  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    describe the historical origins, central ideas, and spread of major religious and philosophical trad...
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    describe major world religions, including animism, Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism,...

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