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Story of the mormons
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Joseph said that an angel, moroni, contacted him every sept 22 from 1823 to 1827. it talked abt golden plates. that told an ancient story. Smith was the only one that could find and translate those.

Moroni told him that  to find them, he has to get married. In 1827 he found them with 2 stones and eyeglasses. He translated them for 3 years, and so the book of mormons is made.
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What are the states of the bible belt?
What is the bible belt?
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Mississippi, texas, alabama
Religion really present there
There are blue laws enforced: ppl forbidden to do activities on sunday (Shops 24/7 closed sunday, et peine d'amende si boit alcool dimanche)
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Mormons
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Protestant sect
"church of jeez christ of the latter day saints"
founder → Joseph smith
They have to book of mormons, translated and published by the founder.
See the other flashcard for the story of that sect.
Smith got killed, and replaced by brigham young
(1844-1877).
1,6% of the popu are mormons.
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Infos abt abortion
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Legal in all states since 1973
Roe v wade supreme court décision
Jane roe, raped wanted to abort, asked texas supr court, then US supr court.
Since 1973 50M legal abortions
Most controversial issue: pro life vs pro choice
The hearbeat ban in Alabama/Texas...
A: 99ys in prison. T:prison for women and helpers.
Anticonstitutional law:
Put pressure, create controversy to change the supr cour opinion
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3 main groups of judaism
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Divided in 3 main groups
Orthodox practice traditional judaism and stick to the torah.
Reformed jews progressive, represents modernity, want to practice a more modern form of the religion
Conservative jews are the in-between. Follow some trad principles, but also think to adapt to new times. More open minded.
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When did the first phase of manifest destiny ended?
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In 1890, with the disappearance of the frontier.
The north continent has been conquered and established the first phase
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What did they do when they went to a new territory?
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They created a democratic form of govnmnt
As they thought that everyone should live in a democracy
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Give the idea of manifest destiny
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A godgiven mission to establish civilisation and democracy, on the A continent, and then abroad
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What's the american dream
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Everyone can find freedom, happiness and success in A with hard work, wherever you come from. not rich, but comfortable life
It led massive immigration
(Dream still alive today)
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There are two characterized ppl in america
Who's the second one
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The self made man
(Women couldn't participate)
Someone born poor, who managed to get out of poverty with hard work and risks taken
It is a popular caricature
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What's the melting pot theory
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Many ingredients making all an homogènus meal.
In 1776, the goal was to create an american identity, ppl had to become american.
They had to speak english, become protestant, adopt all tradition : erase origins.
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Why so much killing towards the indians
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They thought it was the kingdom of satan
And it was god's wishes to destroy them
Because not mentioned in the bible
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Q:
Story of the mormons
A:
Joseph said that an angel, moroni, contacted him every sept 22 from 1823 to 1827. it talked abt golden plates. that told an ancient story. Smith was the only one that could find and translate those.

Moroni told him that  to find them, he has to get married. In 1827 he found them with 2 stones and eyeglasses. He translated them for 3 years, and so the book of mormons is made.
Q:
What are the states of the bible belt?
What is the bible belt?
A:
Mississippi, texas, alabama
Religion really present there
There are blue laws enforced: ppl forbidden to do activities on sunday (Shops 24/7 closed sunday, et peine d'amende si boit alcool dimanche)
Q:
Mormons
A:
Protestant sect
"church of jeez christ of the latter day saints"
founder → Joseph smith
They have to book of mormons, translated and published by the founder.
See the other flashcard for the story of that sect.
Smith got killed, and replaced by brigham young
(1844-1877).
1,6% of the popu are mormons.
Q:
Infos abt abortion
A:
Legal in all states since 1973
Roe v wade supreme court décision
Jane roe, raped wanted to abort, asked texas supr court, then US supr court.
Since 1973 50M legal abortions
Most controversial issue: pro life vs pro choice
The hearbeat ban in Alabama/Texas...
A: 99ys in prison. T:prison for women and helpers.
Anticonstitutional law:
Put pressure, create controversy to change the supr cour opinion
Q:
3 main groups of judaism
A:
Divided in 3 main groups
Orthodox practice traditional judaism and stick to the torah.
Reformed jews progressive, represents modernity, want to practice a more modern form of the religion
Conservative jews are the in-between. Follow some trad principles, but also think to adapt to new times. More open minded.
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Q:
When did the first phase of manifest destiny ended?
A:
In 1890, with the disappearance of the frontier.
The north continent has been conquered and established the first phase
Q:
What did they do when they went to a new territory?
A:
They created a democratic form of govnmnt
As they thought that everyone should live in a democracy
Q:
Give the idea of manifest destiny
A:
A godgiven mission to establish civilisation and democracy, on the A continent, and then abroad
Q:
What's the american dream
A:
Everyone can find freedom, happiness and success in A with hard work, wherever you come from. not rich, but comfortable life
It led massive immigration
(Dream still alive today)
Q:
There are two characterized ppl in america
Who's the second one
A:
The self made man
(Women couldn't participate)
Someone born poor, who managed to get out of poverty with hard work and risks taken
It is a popular caricature
Q:
What's the melting pot theory
A:
Many ingredients making all an homogènus meal.
In 1776, the goal was to create an american identity, ppl had to become american.
They had to speak english, become protestant, adopt all tradition : erase origins.
Q:
Why so much killing towards the indians
A:
They thought it was the kingdom of satan
And it was god's wishes to destroy them
Because not mentioned in the bible
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