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2. When did Brigham young die?

  • 1869
  • 1877
  • 1872
  • 1881

3. Mormon's had some controversial beliefs, one of these was Polygamy. What was this?

  • Trying to convert others to their faith
  • A man could have more than one wife
  • No rights to individual ownership
  • church leaders are given political power

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

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

5. Why were the Mormon's driven out of Ohio in 1837?

  • They were taking over
  • 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!
  • The started a ban against slavery


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