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    Joseph Smith

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    Joseph Smith Recently, I have been researching the religious leader Joseph Smith; I have learned an abundance of information about his background and life, and major contributions to Mormons, to the many different critiques of Joseph Smith and his religion. Joseph Smith was born December 23, 1805 and was originally Joseph Smith, Jr. he was born in Sharon, VT and died June 27, 1844 in Carthage. He was born into an extremely poor New England family who moved to Vermont where his father became a farmer

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    and during the time of a young man named Joseph Smith. Joseph Smith Jr. lived in the "burned-over district" of western New York in the early 1800s. In 1816 Joseph Jr. arrived in New York with his parents Joseph Smith, Sr., and Lucy Mack Smith, in search of a brighter future while distancing themselves from their Calvinist heritage. Like many around them, the Smiths were Christians but did not feel compelled to join a particular denomination. While Joseph Jr. seemed interested in Methodism he found

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    The Martyr of Joseph Smith

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    Mormon Prophet Joseph Smith Jr. and Hyrum Smith were martyred (Church History). Their murders, a mob, entered the jail; shot the prophet, his brother, and John Taylor multiple times, and left. The whole event took less than three minutes (Hill). Despite the mobs anger and the American laws at the time, the mob had no right or responsibility to kill Joseph Smith for his religious beliefs because the Bill of Rights states that people in America have the freedom of religion. Joseph Smith was born on December

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    Book of Mormon by Joseph Smith The 1830 publication of the “Book of Mormon” by Joseph Smith, officially established the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Members of the Church of Jesus Christ believe that Smith, under divine guidance, translated a set of golden plates into the Book of Mormon. This was the first of several literary works that were said to contain proper doctrine of the beliefs and views of the Mormon religion. Throughout the development of the Church, several

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    A Brief Biography of Joseph Smith

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    History books have called Joseph Smith an American religious leader who founded the modern day Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (LDS). This religious institution is based on Smiths visions and the followers of the LDS church are called Mormon’s. His vision was for the restoration of the early Christian church and a new way of life to live by. While Smith visions and ethics have been controversial at times, millions still follow his teachings and the religious culture he started in 1830

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    Mormon History and Joseph Smith

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    support for religion was successful as the numbers of church members doubled between 1800 and 1840, and the older denominations grew along with many new denominations which included the Mormon Church that was founded in 1830 by Joseph Smith (Digital History, 2006). Joseph Smith was born on December 23, 1805 in Sharon, Vermont and at the age of fourteen moved with his family to Manchester, New York. During this time there was an outbreak of religious renewal along with social and economic reforms. This

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    An American Hero: Joseph Smith

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    know Joseph Smith is responsible for creating one of the dominant worldwide religions? Joseph Smith is well known as the first prophet for the religion commonly known as Mormonism. He lived a life of only 38 years, and during that time he accomplished many things. From this essay, you’ll learn why he should be considered an American hero - something that I truly believe. Joseph Smith was born on December 23, 1805. He was born into the Smith family, which consisted of his father Joseph Smith Sr.,

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    Joseph Smith Jr. was a very religious and God fearing man. He founded the Latter Day Saint movement, better known as the Mormon Church. He was persecuted by some and embraced by others, as well. He has been one of the most controversial men in history, today, because of his beliefs and his teachings. They were different for his time and still very strange for our time. Joseph Smith Jr. was born on December 23, 1805 in Sharon, Vermont. His father Joseph Smith Sr. and his mother Lucy Mack Smith

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    Missouri Rejects the Vision of Joseph Smith

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    will explore reasons why Missourian settlers didn’t feel that their Mormon neighbors should be welcomed into the state of Missouri, and examine the consequences of the Mormon Wars in this newly established state. Self-proclaimed Mormon prophet Joseph Smith had a series of visions in which he was directed to land had been earmarked for him and his Mormon followers by God (Bushman). This is a land of promise, and the place for the city of Zion... Behold, the place which is now called Independence is

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    Joseph Smith, father, husband, son, and more importantly the founder of The Church of Latter day Saints was born on December 23, 1805 to Joseph and Lucy Mack Smith in Sharon, Vermont. In 1817, at the age of twelve, he and his family, made of eleven brothers and sisters, moved to a place called the “Burned over district” in Western New York, where he would do many things including form a religion known as Mormanism. Joseph’s early years where influenced largely by his father, Joseph Smith Sr. Joseph

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