Mr. Dowling
The Mormons




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.


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