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Turner remains at large for two months, until he is captured, tried, and hanged.As a result of the insurgency, many southern states forbid blacks to preach.The Missourians react very negatively to the editorial and reprint part of it in the St. This spark leads to violence against the Mormons and is one of the factors leading to the Mormons eventual expulsion from the state.Missourians Write Mob Manifesto The local Missourians do not like the Phelps editorial and respond with The Manifesto of the Mob.Elijah Abel Ordained an Elder In March, Elijah Abel is given the priesthood and ordained to the office of Elder. Joseph Smith Slavery Editorial In the April issue of the Messenger and Advocate, Joseph Smith writes that the methods of the abolitionists are not helping the cause of the slaves.Elijah Abel Listed in the In the June issue of the Messenger and Advocate, the elders in Kirtland Ohio are listed. Elijah Abel Ordained a Seventy In December Elijah is ordained a Seventy by Zebedee Coltrin.Methodist Church Splits Over Slavery Issue In 1844 the issue of slavery divides the General conference of the Methodist Church into a northern and a southern branch.You can read about it in this off site article: Methodists and Slavery.

Missouri is a slave state that beat any free black crossing into or out of Missouri with 10 lashes on his or her bare back.

Baptists Split over Slavery The American Baptist Missionary Union, (now the American Baptist Convention) split over slavery and the Southern Baptist Convention is formed. , February 15, 1851, “The laws of the land recognize slavery, we do not wish to oppose the laws of the country.”…”Our counsel to all our ministers in the North and South is; to avoid contention upon the subject, and to oppose no institution which the laws of the country authorize; but to labor to bring men into the Church and Kingdom of God, and teach them to do right, and honor their God in His creatures.” Slavery Made Legal in Utah Several unique provisions are included which terminate the owners contract in the event that the master had sexual intercourse with a servant “of the African race,” neglected to feed, clothe, shelter, or otherwise abuse a servant, or attempt to take him from the territory against his will.

Some schooling is also required for slaves between the ages of six and twenty.

Joseph Smith Makes Statements about Blacks Blacks have souls (an item that others didn’t necessarily believe) and that they are a product of their environment.

Given an equal environment they would be on the same level as whites.

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