Mormons

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  • Mormons
    • How did it start
      • Joseph Smith
      • Golden Plates
      • 1823
      • Angel 'Moroni'
      • New testiment
    • Beliefs
      • Polygamy
      • Smith to be president
      • Everyone shared
      • Army called 'Danites'
      • Obeyed God
    • Movements
      • Kirtland, bank collapsed so they left
      • Missouri, Smith in prison
      • Nauvoo, Smith in prison again but people attacked the prison and he died
      • Salt Lake City, taken by Brigham Young
    • Journey to Salt Lake City
      • 15'000 people, 2250km
      • Harvested crops that had been planted in the past
      • Poorly prepared
      • Winter Quarters - half way to resupply
    • USA
      • USA went to force law and Mormons got ready to fight
      • Instead agreed a peace, practise religion in peace
      • Young died, USA attacked again. Dropped polygamy & formed a state
    • Effects
      • Problems
        • Share land
        • Lack of trees and water
        • Produced own goods
        • No help from outsiders
      • Survival
        • Water from hills
        • Taxed (tithe)
        • Good leader
        • Gold rush - trade with passers
        • Tree planting

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