Jews, Church, & Civilization V

INTRODUCTION

Mormon university, Brigham Young University was established in 1875… 34,000+ students in 2008.

1831 CE: EMANCIPATION OF JEWS IN JAMAICA

Jews had been present in Jamaica since the time of the British conquest in 1655, yet they were not allowed to vote until this date. Within fifteen years of the “Emancipation,” eight of the 47 members of the House of Assembly (which didn’t meet on Day of Atonement) were Jewish.

1832 CE: CANADA

Granted political rights to Jews.

1832 CE: SAMUEL F. B. MORSE

–conceptualizes and starts developing the single–wire telegraph

In his diary, he theorizes about the possibility of transmitting information across great distances using electricity. This theory eventually becomes “Morse Code,” used by the US during WWI.

An accomplished artist, Samuel Morse was a professor of painting and sculpture at City College of New York (CCNY).

1832 CE: JOACHIM LELEWEL

November 3: Poland

A non-Jewish Polish revolutionist and historian, he called on the Jewish people to join in a revolution. He was influenced by Bartlomiej Beniowski, a Jewish Polish

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