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Ppp Mormon Introduction

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  2. 2. Who were the Mormons and why did they go West? Travellers to the American West
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  4. 5. Who were the Mormons? <ul><li>The tribes of Israel migrated to American and Jesus appeared in America after his resurrection. </li></ul><ul><li>No individual ownership of property. </li></ul><ul><li>In return for total obedience the Mormons would be God’s chosen people. </li></ul><ul><li>As many people should be converted as possible. </li></ul><ul><li>A man could have more than one wife. </li></ul><ul><li>The leaders of the Mormon church had power in religion and politics over everyone. </li></ul><ul><li>To build a ‘Holy City’ or Zion. </li></ul><ul><li>Other beliefs: </li></ul><ul><li>We are descended from Aliens from another planet. </li></ul><ul><li>Drinking caffeine or alcohol is wrong. </li></ul><ul><li>Slavery was accepted (at first). </li></ul>
  5. 6. Prosperity Persecution
  6. 7. Other Trailblazers Mormons Who were the Mormons and why did they go West?

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