Mormons

Mormons - • Railway ran through Utah • Made travelling...

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Why did the Mormons Manage to survive Salt Lake City? The American West
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The Geographical Position of Utah
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Brigham Young Prior Planning Mormons had faith in their leader Organisational Skills Setting up supply depots and workshops No land ownership Persuaded the U.S. Government to elect him Governor of Utah territory
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Polygamy Brigham Young had 27 wives Set Mormons apart as immoral outcasts Enabled every woman to be taken care of Larger population Having more than one wife.
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Self Sufficiency and the Railway Mormons were farmers Irrigation system Wheat production triplede between 1850-1860 Everyone contributed
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Unformatted text preview: • Railway ran through Utah • Made travelling easier • Made trade a possibility – especially as a way of increasing income Perpetual Emigrating Fund • Set up by Brigham Young • Helped Mormons travel from anywhere to Utah • Money to be paid back once settled • 4225 Mormons had reached Utah using thi This powerpoint was kindly donated to www.worldofteaching.com http://www.worldofteaching.com is home to over a thousand powerpoints submitted by teachers. This is a completely free site and requires no registration. Please visit and I hope it will help in your teaching....
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This note was uploaded on 11/23/2011 for the course HIST 202 taught by Professor Nokes during the Fall '11 term at BYU.

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