How did the United States accomplish Manifest Destiny?
Founder of the Mormons=Joseph Smith
The Mormons were often hated and attacked because of their beliefs (polygamy, communal property)
The Mormons moved from New York to Ohio and then Illinois.
1844-Joseph Smith was killed. Brigham Young became the new leader.
Young decided to move the Mormons to Utah because it was isolate/safe. The Mormons were protected by the Rocky Mountains and Great Salt Lake.
1896-Utah becomes a state.