The People's Temple

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The Peoples Temple was a racially integrated church established in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Temple with much push from investigations eventually made its way to the Northwest District of Guyana. The Temple where Jim Jones preached stressed the need for brotherhood and unity among all people. The congregation began with good intentions; helping feed the poor and give them jobs. However it quickly became a religious movement that manipulate its members into abiding by every word of their father (Jim Jones). The Temple began to ask more from its member than other churches during the 1970s did at the time. They required the members to spend Thanksgiving and Christmas with Temple family instead of just your own. It also began a process known as
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