WELLCOME
TO OUR class ^^
Unit 8
The mountain region has plains and even
deserts.
But its main geographic
feature is the Rocky Mountains
These mountains stretch from
Alaska to northern Mexico and
include many smaller ranges
The Rockies are among the earth’s youngest mountains.
Because they are young, they are not worn down.
They have steep slop...
The region has some of the least populated states in the
nation. Denver, Colorado is its only large city. The
government o...
They are important to the
region’s economy
Mining ranching
farming
Tourism is also important
1. The Mormons and
Salt Lake city
in 1830, in New York
state, Joseph Smith stared
the Mormon church with
six followers. To...
1.1.1. Westward Migration
Smith claim that an angel had guided him to some buried
golden tablets. Witten on the tablets, h...
Smith and his followers moved to Ohio, then to
Missouri and finally to Illinois.
In Illinois, in 1844, Joseph Smith
was mu...
The Mormons’ new leader, Brigham Young, decided to
move again. After studying explorers’ map of the West, he
choose a plac...
Each year, more group of
Mormons made the trip.
Many people traveled the
entire distance on foot,
pulling carts behind the...
1.1.2 Early Mormon Society
Mormon Society was largely communal. Irrigation
water, for example, was owned by the community ...
The most noticeable difference was that
Mormons practiced polygamy-men
could have more than one wife
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  1. 1. WELLCOME TO OUR class ^^
  2. 2. Unit 8
  3. 3. The mountain region has plains and even deserts. But its main geographic feature is the Rocky Mountains
  4. 4. These mountains stretch from Alaska to northern Mexico and include many smaller ranges
  5. 5. The Rockies are among the earth’s youngest mountains. Because they are young, they are not worn down. They have steep slopes and many peaks and valleys. The mountains give the region spectacular scenery and they limit economic development
  6. 6. The region has some of the least populated states in the nation. Denver, Colorado is its only large city. The government owns much of the land- 66 percent in the case of Utah
  7. 7. They are important to the region’s economy Mining ranching farming
  8. 8. Tourism is also important
  9. 9. 1. The Mormons and Salt Lake city in 1830, in New York state, Joseph Smith stared the Mormon church with six followers. Today there are more than 3 milion Mormons worldwide
  10. 10. 1.1.1. Westward Migration Smith claim that an angel had guided him to some buried golden tablets. Witten on the tablets, he said, was the story of how Christianity had existed long ago in America. Smith’s idea made some people in the community angry, as his church grew, so did the anger.
  11. 11. Smith and his followers moved to Ohio, then to Missouri and finally to Illinois. In Illinois, in 1844, Joseph Smith was murdered by a mod 
  12. 12. The Mormons’ new leader, Brigham Young, decided to move again. After studying explorers’ map of the West, he choose a place 1000 miles from any settlement. He led a small group of Mormons on the long. The trip ended in the valley of the Great Salt Lake, in what is now the state of Utah
  13. 13. Each year, more group of Mormons made the trip. Many people traveled the entire distance on foot, pulling carts behind them. Soon Mormons spead out from the valley of the Great Salt Lake. They started new settlements all the way from Idaho to southern California
  14. 14. 1.1.2 Early Mormon Society Mormon Society was largely communal. Irrigation water, for example, was owned by the community and the church gave each family the amount it needed. The early Mormons, church and government combined the two: church leaders like Brigham Young were also political leaders.
  15. 15. The most noticeable difference was that Mormons practiced polygamy-men could have more than one wife

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