Flashcards in Mormons Deck (38)
What is another name for the Mormons?
Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints
Who was the fourteen year and boy who prayed for guidance?
Why did he pray?
He found the religious extremism revival confusing
What happened to Joseph smith when he prayed?
Where and when was this?
A pillar of light appeared before him and he was told not to join any religion but to prepare himself for a great work
In his fathers house in 1820
When was Joseph visited by an Angel?
What did he tell him?
Where did he claim he found it?
That there was a book he had to find written upon gold plates
On a hillside in Manchester, New York
When was the Mormon movement?
What did the Book of Mormon say?
Told a different story to the bible, it said that the lost tribes if Israel migrated to America before Christ. They had been fighting each other until Christ appeared in America to establish his church there. The fighting then started again, one of he survivors was a man called Mormon who spent the rest of his life recording the story on the plates
What did the Book of Mormon say about the person who discovered the plates?
They would restore the true Church of Christ Maerica before Christ reappeared to begin his thousand-year reign
What did Smith say about others seeing the plates
Only he was allowed
When was Smiths translation of the Book of Mormon published?
What made gave Smith more followers?
His charasmatic public speaking
Why were the Mormons unpopular in New York?
People claimed Smith was a just trying to make money for himself
What did the clergy denounce about the Book of Mormon?
That it was blasphemouse
After praying for guidance which village did Smith take his followers to?
What was his plan to do there?
Kirkland in Ohio
Planned to set up a city of God
How long were the Mormon in Kirkland for?
How many members were founded in the Missouri by 1831?
What did they own in Kirtland?
A mill, a store, a bank and a printing press and started work on a temple
Who did the Mormans eventually out number in Kirtland?
What did this mean?
The number of non-Mormons
Hatred and envy of them grew fearing they would take over everything
When was the economic crisis?
What did this mean for the Mormons?
What did this result in?
Bank collapsed which meant savings, excluding those of non-Mormons was lost
The Mormons being chased out of Kirtland
How long were the Mormons in Missouri?
When were they attached by mobs in Missouri?
What did the Mormons try to do about slaves?
Tried to free them and encouraged them to come to Missouri and claim rights of citizenship
How long were the Mormons in Navoo?
How many Mormons were there when they were in Navoo?
In 1844 what did God tell Smith that Mormons could practice?
What did some of the Mormons think about polygamy?
Some thought it was wrong and denounced Smith as a false prophet
What happens on 27 June 1845?
A mob of 200 non-Mormons attacked the jail and shot Smith dead
What did polygamy make non-Mormons worried about?
That there would be a rapid encrease in the Mormon population
In Navoo, what was another thing non-Mormons were worried about besides polygamy?
That Smith was planning to run for President of the USA
When Joseph Smith died who was the new leader of the Mormons?
What did he believe?
That they would never be left in peace in the east