What did the Jonestown cult believe in?

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As a point of fact regarding the phrase itself, it is not known with certainty which of two grape powdered flavor mixes, Flavor Aid, KoolAid, or both were used to concoct the poison in Jonestown; the commune had both among their supplies. Most sources surmise that Flavor-Aid was primary flavor ingredient used.

Similarly, how many survived the Jonestown massacre? In total, 909 individuals died in Jonestown, all but two from apparent cyanide poisoning, in an event termed “revolutionary suicide” by Jones and some Peoples Temple members on an audio tape of the event, and in prior recorded discussions.

Likewise, people ask, what color was the Kool Aid at Jonestown?

Jonestown massacre Large barrels filled with the grape variety, laced with the cyanide and a variety of tranquilizer drugs, were found half-consumed amidst the hundreds of bodies. Kool-Aid, rather than Flavor Aid, is usually mentioned in connection with the massacre, due to its status as a genericized trademark.

How did Jim Jones die?

Suicide

Where is Jim Jones buried?

412 unclaimed bodies of the Jonestown mass suicide are buried at Evergreen.

What did Jim Jones drink?

With that reasoning, Jones and several members argued that the group should commit “revolutionary suicide” by drinking cyanide-laced grape-flavored Flavor Aid.

When did Jim Jones die?

November 18, 1978

Is the movie the sacrament based on a true story?

The film’s plot is based on the real-life events of the Jonestown Massacre of 1978.

What nationality is Jim Jones?

American

Where did Jim Jones go to college?

Butler University Indiana University Bloomington

Where was Jim Jones born?

Crete, Indiana, United States

Where is the Peoples Temple?

The Peoples Temple of the Disciples of Christ, commonly shortened to Peoples Temple, was an American new religious movement founded in 1955 by Jim Jones in Indianapolis, Indiana.

What age did Jim Jones die?

47 years (1931–1978)