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rebellion. The rise of Mormonism. Joseph Smith. his career. Brigham Young. Nauvoo. Salus fanaticism, it gave birth to Mormonism. Joseph Smith, an ignorant and cunning charlatan, with thd temporal, over his deluded followers. Joseph Smith was a native of Vermont, where he was born re. Such was the school of morals in which Joseph Smith was educated in all the points of charlatanism. Joseph Smith was himself accounted in youth a worthless, idle, lying, immoral vagabond; thold imposture rose to a formidable fanaticism. Smith began his practices in 1823, at the age of eigalf-hostile, half-legal phases of the contest, Smith fell into the hands of his enemies, and, while He was an early proselyte in 1832, and joined Smith at Kirtland. He soon attained a high place inion; but, except during this absence, followed Smith's fortunes closely, and was his most trusted cf blind obedience. He is said to have managed Smith, and to have ruled as vizier before he became [2 more...]