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What was the religion of Joseph smiths parents?

  Joseph's parents both became members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints after the church was founded in 1830. Prior to becoming Mormons (members of the C (MORE)

Who murdered Joseph Smith?

On June 27, 1844, Joseph and his brother Hyrum were killed in an attack by an armed mob. Ultimately, five defendants were tried for the murder of the Smiths.   Thomas C. Sh (MORE)

How was Joseph Smith murdered?

Joseph Smith and his brother Hyrum were murdered while in custody at the Carthage Jail in Carthage, Illinois. Joseph and Hyrum had been charged with treason for having declare (MORE)

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The stock market is one of the more intimidating subjects in all of personal finance. You may want to get into the stock market, but are hesitant because you don't understand (MORE)

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How many kids did Joseph Smith have?

Joseph Smith had 11 children through his wife Emma, but only 5 lived to adulthood (one of which was adopted). It was previously alleged that he had a handful of children throu (MORE)

What happened to Joseph Smith in 1844?

In January 1844 Joseph Smith announced that he was running for President of the United States. In June 1844 he was assassinated by a mob, becoming the first person running for (MORE)

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Why did the mob kill Joseph Smith?

Here are a couple of reasons why Joseph Smith was killed. One, the  people that lived in the area of Western Illinois didn't like the  Christian beliefs that Joseph believed (MORE)

What was historical about Joseph Smith?

Joseph Smith, Jr. (December 23, 1805 - June 27, 1844) was an American religious leader and the founder of the Latter Day Saint movement, the predominant branch of which is Mor (MORE)

What did Joseph Smith have to do with manifest destiny?

Manifest Destiny was a term coined in the early part of the  nineteenth century to describe the notion that the United States  would continue to expand until it reached the (MORE)