Joseph Smith

This shows the personality, strengths, weaknesses, achievements and faliures of the Mormon founder Joseph Smith.

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  • Created on: 18-05-14 14:48

Personality

Overpowering

Critisised for being a dictator.

Religious

Believed that an angel had appeared.

Persuasive

Gained over 1000 followers (charismatic).

Determined

Travelled from place to place to keep the mormons safe.

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Strengths

Public Speaking

Gained followers

Organisation

Moved his people from place to place.

Stood up for his beliefs.

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Weaknesses

Disliked by many, Gentiles.

Conflict with beliefs, Polygamy.

Mistrusted, Gentiles.

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Achievements

Founded Mormonism.

Started to lead his people west.

Died for his beliefs.

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Failures

Was killed and let his people get killed.

Overruled by people - they wanted a new leader.

Imprisoned twice.

Forced out.

Gained hate.

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