The Mormons Timed Quiz You are about to see some questions about the Mormons. You will see each question for 15 seconds. Get ready to show the correct coloured card when you are asked to vote. Click to continue. KEY QUESTIONS Why did the Mormons move west? How did they move west? Why were the successful in the west?
The Mormons suffered from Religious Persecution in the east. What does persecution mean?
Treated the same.
What was the main reason why the Mormons were forced to move from Kirtland, Ohio?
Their belief in Polygamy.
They believed Blacks were equal.
Financial Crisis 1837.
Joseph Smith, the Mormon leader shown in the photo, was jailed by his own people. Why was he jailed?
Refused to stand down as governor of Deseret so government sent army to Salt Lake City.
He acted like a dictator by smashing printing press of Mormon paper.
Announced his belief in Polygamy, which upset some Mormons.
After fleeing Nauvoo, Brigham Young led the Mormons west but first they rested. What was the name of their resting point and what happened their?
Autumn Attic, the Mormons liked it there and decided not to move to the Salt Lake Valley.
Summer Loving, lots of babies were born.
Winter Quarters, 700 people died.
Brigham Young helped the Mormons to move west. Which of the following are not ways he helped them?
Set up Resting Points and Repair workshops.
Planted food so future travellers could eat on their way west.
Told them to camp in parallel lines at night and move in circles.
Brigham Young and a small group of Mormons reached the Great Salt Lake Valley in July 1847. What was this small group of people called?
Which of the following was not a problem facing the Mormons in the Salt Lake Valley?
How to divide the land
Distribution of water
The following are solutions to some of the problems the Mormons faced in the West. Which of the following was not associated with Brigham Young?
Perpetual Emigration Fund
A transcontinental railway met at Promontory Point.
People built irrigation Ditches.
The Transcontinental railway allowed Mormons to import and export goods. In what year was the railway completed?
Why did the US government send 1,500 soldiers to Salt Lake City in 1857?
To remove Brigham Young from power and replace him with a non-Mormon governor of Utah.
To protect them from further persecution.
To attack the Mormons and Indians because they had attacked a group of pioneers.
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