Babylon was under their rule until about 539 bc
Rehoboam wouldnt listen to the southern king and did not want to pay the taxes of the people so he cut ties with Israel and began the division of Israel
Ormi moves the capital of Israel to Sameria. Thought to have been one of the best spots for Ormi could have picked for the capital of Israel. Great location politically.
One of the worst rulers in Israel. His wife, Jezebel, was a bad influence leading him to bring in outside gods including Baal. In which he created a statue of Baal
Elijiah goes and tells King Ahab that there will be no rain except at his word.
Elijah calls for Ahab to get all of his priest to go to Mt. Carmel. Ahab's priest are to call their gods to start a fire, but none answer. Elijah prays to YAWH 7 times and the drought is ended.
Elijah is asked for help when an ax head sinks to the bottom of a river. He preforms a miracle by throwing a stick in the water and the ax head floats to the top of the river to be retrieved
Benhadad II sieges Samaria creating a famine throughout Samaria
Assyria invited Israel again
After a three year siege by Assyria Samaria falls.
Rehoboam is the first king of Judah after the split from Israel. He parted from Israel because he would not lighten the taxes on the northern people
With the kingdom dividing, Egypt invited Palestine and destroyed Solomen's temple
Jehoshaphat sends out Levites and Priests throughout Judah to preach the law of god which pleases God giving Jehoshaphat God's favor
During Uzzlah's rule Judah prospered. He built a good army, he had agricultural advancements for his kingdom, built up the defense of his nation. He had many military victories leading to his success but also his pride. His prosperous times ended at about 770 bc.
Assyria invades Judah and sieges 436 fortified cities. The leader of the Assyrians is Sennacherib