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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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    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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    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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    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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    Mormonism Research Paper

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    It was 1820 when Mormonism was born. Joseph Smith, Jr. was a religion man who founded the Mormon Church. Born on December 23, 1805 to Joseph Smith, Sr. and Lucy Mack Smith who were poor and uneducated farmers. Many Americans persecuted Smith, Jr. but he was also accepted by many as well. Smith has been regarded as one of the most controversial men of our time because of his different way of teaching. Joseph Smith and his followers were driven out of numerous states because of the persecution they

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    Mormonism Research Paper

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    Reformed Publishing CO. , 1980 . 3. Print. Hoekema, Anthony . The Four Major Cults . Ann Arbor, Michigan : Cushing-Malloy , 1963. 1-87, 373-388. Print. Newsroom . The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints , 03 04 2010. Web. 6 Dec 2010. . Smith , Joseph. The Pearl of Great Price . Liverpool, England : 1851 . eBook. "Their Modern Development and Growth." Watchtower . Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society of Pennsylvania, 2000. Web. 6 Dec 2010. .

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    History and Analysis of Mormonism in America Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was officially organized by Joseph Smith in Western New York on April 6, 1830, and by 1978, spread to more than seventy nations. One uniqueness of the Mormon religion is that it was the first church to have begun in the United States. Following the revivals of the 1800's, religion entered a temporary decline in Western New York, reawakened in 1807-1808, then declined again because of the military excitement

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    man.” – Joseph Smith Jr. It was Joseph Smith who brought the Mormon religion about again. It was about while Christ was alive but fell away as people only took part of what he said and created their own religion. As time passed it was forgotten and only came about again after God prophesied to Joseph Smith and told him what to do. Joseph Smith became the first prophet and brought the Mormon religion back to the surface. Now the Mormon religion relies on their history to teach of Joseph Smith, the Mormon

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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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    Mormon Church, within the Indian removal that took place during the 1830’s. The Indian Removal Act was passed approximately one month after the initial organization of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The founder of the LDS church, Joseph Smith, received a revelation that he was to preach his gospel in Indian Territory. In September of 1830, roughly 6 months after the founding of the church, he gave a mission calling to one of his church members who held the Mormon priesthood, his name

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