Early Settlers

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  • Early Settlers
    • Mormons
      • Founded 1831 by Joseph Smith
      • Kirtland -> Missouri -> Nauvoo -> Salt Lake
      • Religious persecution
      • Joseph Smith killed Brigham Young took over
      • Salt Lake City
        • Mexico
        • Uninhabited
        • Careful planning
    • Migrant Farmers
      • 1843
      • Crowded cities
      • Economic depression
      • West cheap
      • Manifest destiny
        • Duty from God
    • Mountain Men
      • 1815-1830s
      • Fur trapping
      • Rendezvous
        • Once a year
      • Mixed with Indians
        • Only contact
        • Marriage
      • Solitary
    • Miners
      • 1849
        • 49ers
      • Not much gold
      • Poor lifestyle
      • Racial tension
      • No law and order
        • Miner's courts
        • Claim jumping

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