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Jim Jones

On December 13, 1973, Jones was arrested and charged with soliciting a man for sex in a movie theater bathroom known for homosexual activity, in MacArthur Park in Los Angeles.[98] The man was an undercover Los Angeles Police Department vice officer. Jones is on record as later telling his followers that he was "the only true heterosexual", but at least one account exists of his sexual abuse of a male member of his congregation in front of the followers, ostensibly to prove the man's own homosexual...

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Jim Jones report

Jim Jones – Individuals Report The widely known leader I have chosen to present in my report is the American religious cult leader, responsible for the Jonestown massacre in 1978; Jim Jones. Born as James Warren Jones on May 13, 1931, he was an extremely influential leader of his cult church, The People’s Temple. His influence over this group led to a series of quite horrific events and eventually a mass suicide which Jones called “revolutionary suicide", killing more than 900 people, including...

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Cult Crimes Jim Jones

Jim Jones was a founder who founded The People’s Temple. The People’s Temple is best known for the November 18, 1978 death of over 900 Temple members in Jonestown, Guyana, along with nine others at a nearby airstrip and in Georgetown. Jim Jones was born in a rural community in Indiana close to the border of Ohio. His parents were James Thurman Jones who was a World War I veteran and Lynetta Putnam. In 1934, during the Great Depression Jones’ parents, due to economic struggle, were forced to move...

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Analysis Of Jim Jones

 Analysis of Jim Jones and the People’s Church Teamwork and Leadership Michelle Steele January 31, 2012 Professor Margaret Beaumaster Analysis of Jim Jones and the People’s Church 1) Jim Jones digressed through various leadership styles as his time with People’s Church went forward. He elicited qualities of charismatic leadership and idealized influence in the beginning, followed by transactional leadership, and then autocratic leadership. Charismatic – Jones was an incredible speaker. This...

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Jonestown Mass Suicide. Jim Jones

Jonestown Mass Suicide: A Look at Jim Jones diagnosis and the People's Temples 918. This is the number of people that died in Jonestown, from apparent cyanide poisoning because of Jim Jones. This mass murder/suicide was one of the largest in modern history that resulted in the largest single loss of American civilian life, without being caused by a natural disaster until the events of September 11,2001. Jim Jones was the leader of the Peoples Temple, a religious organization also seen as...

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Jim Jone

and cult leader Jim Jones Ishtar N. Muhammad Reid Ross Classical School Abstract The Reverend Jim Jones was a popular figure during his time in the 1970s for his establishment of the Peoples Temple and the wanting of social equality in the states. He is also famous for the mass suicide of over 900 temple members on November 18, 1978 in Jonestown, Guyana. This paper will focus on the psychopath of the notorious group leader of Jim Jones and understand why...

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Jim Jones

* Jim Jones and the People Temple * When you think of Jim Jones and the People Temple the first thing that comes to mind is a mass suicide, not only involving one specific sex or race, but involving men, women, and children of all races. However, do we ever take the time to sit down and look into what Jim Jones and the People Temple actually stood for? There must be a reason behind all the things that were done. Behind the reason Pastor Jim Jones preached what he did and had such a major impact...

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Jim Jones

Jim Jones and the Peoples Temple ethical or unethical practice? In the 1970’s Jim Jones established a church called the Peoples Temple which eventually became a cult. The foundation of the church was based on social and racial inequality for all. The church started small yet eventually grew to 5,000 members. The Peoples Temple accumulated media and political attention which earned Jones popularity; this resulted to his nomination and selection to city commissioner. According to many Jones did...

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Martin Brass Case Analysis

an answer for the conflict brewing between Harry Smith and Jim Jones, the whole department will not only fall behind schedule, but they will also lose synergy within the company. The most acceptable undersired outcome would be that if Jim Jones does have to leave the company, he does so in good terms because of his business brought to the company from the local school board. The management decision variable would be to have both Jim Jones and Harry Smith work out their differences and begin a new...

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Peoples Temple

 Jim Jones and the People’s Temple Tina Okun Aspects of Forensic Psychology Professor Makin April 26, 2015 Abstract This essay will discuss Jim Jones and the Peoples Temple. The essay will explore the potential prevention of the massacre if Jim Jones had been profiled prior to Senator Leo Ryan and his members’ arrival. The essay will discuss the mass suicide in which occurred at the People’s Temple. Jim Jones will be discussed and how he could control the minds of hundreds...

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