Samuel a Judge tried telling the people of Israel to not to get a king for a king would raise and demand taxes and enslave them. But the people didn't listen the wanted Samuel to find a king so he found Saul and poured holy oil on him to show that God had blessed him.
Saul help Israel defeat the Philistines many times. And with each victory he grew more famous. But he lost the trust of some of his people. He even disobeyed some of God's commands.
God instructed Samuel to choose someone else to be king. Samuel chose David and David won more wars the Saul the women of Israel sang his praises: Saul has slain his thousands and David his tens of thousands.
Yes Chose him
With Jealousy Saul tried to kill David but failed. David fled and Saul later died in battle with the Philistines. David later return to be king again but then died too.
After David his son Solomon came and he built the first temple in Jerusalem. He also brought peace in large areas but he also spent lots of money.
Let's build a temple and bring peace.
A lot of people disobeyed him for his large spend of money and high charges in taxes and rebelled against him.
WE don't like you wasting money and charging taxes