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1

Where was there a great religious revival happening in 1820?

Palmyra, New York

2

In what year did the religious revival in Palmyra happen?

1820

3

Which state is Palmyra in?

New York

4

What happened in Palmyra in 1820?

A great religious revival.

5

How old was Joseph Smith at the time of the religious revival in Palmyra in 1820?

14 years old

6

What was Joseph Smith's reaction to the religious revival in Palmyra in 1820?

He found it very confusing, and prayed to God for guidance.

7

Why did Joseph Smith pray to God for guidance?

He was confused by the teachings being proposed during the religious revival in Palmyra.

8

Where did Joseph Smith pray to God for guidance during the religious revival in Palmyra in 1820?

In a grove behind his father's house.

9

What happened when Joseph Smith prayed to God for guidance during the religious revival in Palmyra in 1820?

A pillar of light appeared before him and told him not to join any religious sect but to prepare himself for great work.

10

What did the pillar of light which appeared Joseph Smith after he prayed to God for guidance tell him?

That he should not join any religious sect and he should prepare himself for great work.

11

Where did Joseph Smith grow up?

On his father's farm in Palmyra, New York.

12

What happened to Joseph Smith in 1827?

He had a vision in which he was visited by an angel named Moroni.

13

When did Moroni visit Joseph Smith during his vision?

1827

14

Who visited Joseph Smith during his vision in 1827?

An angel named Moroni.

15

Who was Moroni?

An angel who visited Joseph Smith during his dream in 1827.

16

What did Moroni tell Joseph Smith?

God had work for him to do, and that there was a book deposited upon gold plates which gave an account of the former inhabitants of the continent and the source from which they came.

17

Where were did Joseph Smith find the gold plates which Moroni had told him about in his vision?

On a hillside in Manchester, New York.

18

What did Joseph Smith find on a hillside in Manchester, New York?

The gold plates which Moroni had told him about in his vision.

19

How far is Palmyra from Manchester?

7 miles north.

20

How far is Manchester from Palmyra?

7 miles south.

21

What did the gold plates that Joseph Smith discovered read?

An account of the former inhabitants of the continent.

22

According to Mormonism, who were the former inhabitants of North America?

The lost tribes of Israel.

23

When did the lost tribes of Israel arrive in North America?

Before the birth of Christ.

24

True or False? - Christ led the lost tribes of Israel to North America.

False - The lost tribes of Israel had arrived in North America before the birth of Christ.

25

What had the lost tribes of Israel done until Christ arrived in North America?

Fought with each other.

26

Why did Christ come to North America?

To establish his church.

27

What did Christ come to North America to establish?

His church.

28

What happened once Christ arrived in North America?

Peace was established.

29

What happened soon after Christ had brought peace to the lost tribes of Israel in North America?

Fighting began again.

30

Who was Mormon?

One of the few survivors of the fighting among the lost tribes of Israel.