THE MORMONS

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1823
Joseph Smith is visited by the Angel Moroni and he claims to have seen some golden plates.
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1830
Book of Mormon published by Joseph Smith
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1831
Mormons move to first zion (heavenly city), Kirtland, Ohio. Built farms and church and Mormon bank.
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1837
The Mormon bank collapses and it leads to economic depression. Joseph Smith and followers chased out of state.
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1837
Mormons move to Missouri. Successful at first but gentiles were irritated by their success. Mormons set up their own police force; Danites. Smith arrested with some followers.
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1839
Move to Nauvoo; transformed decaying town into thriving town. Could make their own laws so long as they didn't break the US Law. Adopted polygamy.
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1844
Joseph Smith killed, so Brigham Young takes over.
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1846
Mormons shops looted and robbed, once again causing them to move to Salt Lake City
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1877
Brigham Young died.
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1890
Mormons abandon polygamy in order to become a state.
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1896
State of Utah created.
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Book of Mormon published by Joseph Smith

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1830

Card 3

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Mormons move to first zion (heavenly city), Kirtland, Ohio. Built farms and church and Mormon bank.

Back

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Card 4

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The Mormon bank collapses and it leads to economic depression. Joseph Smith and followers chased out of state.

Back

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Card 5

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Mormons move to Missouri. Successful at first but gentiles were irritated by their success. Mormons set up their own police force; Danites. Smith arrested with some followers.

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