Joseph Smith, Prophet and Founder of the Latter-day Saint Faith, ran for President of the United States because he felt the other candidates were t morally fit to be President. A little-kwn fact is that Joseph Smith established his political principles clearly while running for President of the United States. He compiled his political platform in a pamphlet for distribution. It offered solutions for many of the nation's most pressing problems. This book includes the basics of his political platform. Unique and far ahead of it's day, he even had a plan to liberate the slaves, which if enacted could have spared the country much of an ugly Civil War.