Da Mormons

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  • Created on: 18-05-14 12:41

1. Why were the Mormon's so disliked?

  • All of these
  • They raised an Army
  • They were not allowed individual ownership which classed greatly with american ideas
  • They saw themselves as chosen by God-which could show them as arrogant
  • Political aspirations
  • Polygamy
  • The growth of the religion
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2. Why were the Mormon's driven out of Ohio in 1837?

  • They were taking over
  • The started a ban against slavery
  • The Mormon bank collapsed causing people to loose there money and blame the Mormons
  • The people living there strongly disagreed with Polygamy and said it was as bad as slavery!

3. When did Brigham young die?

  • 1881
  • 1877
  • 1869
  • 1872

4. They needed fresh water to survive in the salt lake valley, but how did they get it?

  • They collected rain water in large containers which then filtered the water
  • They built irrigation ditches, which bought fresh water from the mountains
  • They had water bought from the near by lakes
  • The made big filters to make the salt lakes water drinkable

5. Who was the founder of the Mormons

  • Moroni
  • Brigham young
  • Joseph Smith
  • John Smith


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