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Start of the Mormons

Start of the Mormons

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Start of the Mormons

• Joseph smith was the founder of the Mormons and he claimed that an angel had came to him and told him that god told him to dig up a book and start his own religion

Joseph Smith
• Joseph smith was born in Sharon, Vermont on 23rd December 1805 and died June 27 1844 he died at the age of 38

Joseph Smith Quote
• He called me by name, and said unto me that he was a messenger sent from the presence of God to me, and that his name was Moroni; that God had a work for me to do…He said there was a book deposited, written upon gold plates, giving an account of the former inhabitants of this continent, and the source from whence they sprang. He also said that the fullness of the everlasting Gospel was contained in it, as delivered by the Savior to the ancient inhabitants..." Joseph Smith

Joseph Smiths beliefs
• A lot of the non-Mormons believed in different things than Mormons some of the things the Mormons believed in were: • No Smoking • Polygamy (multiple wife's) • No Gambling • No Drinking • No drugs

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