The Mormons-Joseph Smith

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  • The Mormons
    • 1823
      • Joseph Smith
        • Dug up some gold plates
          • Plates contains messages from God
            • Whoever found the plates would restore the Church of Jesus Christ
            • Be ready for Jesus' seconds coming
          • No one else saw the plates
        • Visited by an angel called Moroni who told him what the plates said
        • 1830
          • 1000 followers
            • Joseph Smith
              • Dug up some gold plates
                • Plates contains messages from God
                  • Whoever found the plates would restore the Church of Jesus Christ
                  • Be ready for Jesus' seconds coming
                • No one else saw the plates
              • Visited by an angel called Moroni who told him what the plates said
              • 1830
                • 1000 followers
                  • Church of Latter-day Saints
                    • God's chosen people
              • His success frightened non-Mormons
              • Received a revelation from God saying that Mormons could have more than one wife
                • Polygamy
              • Plans to run for President
                • He is killed by an angry mob
            • Church of Latter-day Saints
              • God's chosen people
        • His success frightened non-Mormons
        • Received a revelation from God saying that Mormons could have more than one wife
          • Polygamy
        • Plans to run for President
          • He is killed by an angry mob
    • Moved to escape persecution
    • 1831-37
      • Kirtland
        • Built a temple and a bank
          • 1937
            • Bank collapsed
              • They became even more unpopular
    • 1837-38
      • Missouri
        • Friendly with the Indians
          • Wanted to stop slavery
        • Set up a secret organisation called the DANTIES
          • Non-Mormons thought it had been set up to attack them
        • Governor wanted to drive out the Mormons and exterminate them
    • 1839-46
      • Nauvoo
        • 1845
          • 11000 Mormons lived there
        • They were allowed their own laws and army
          • In return they have to vote for the political party
            • Non-Mormons were afraid of the increasing political power
    • 1845
    • Early Settlers

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