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Brigham Young was a leader of the Mormons. He became the president of the Mormon church after Joseph Smith's death. Questions about Brigham Young can be directed here.
Talk to your boyfriend. Or go to the church and talk to the missionaries. You can go to Mormon.org and get more info. However joining because of your boyfriend should not be your reason. Check it out and then decide. yeah, the best way to do that is to talk to the missionaries. and i totally agree…
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You can ask your boyfriend. The first step is to go to church with your boyfriends family a few times. Ask him if you can go with him. Then if you want to learn more, tell your boyfriend you want the missionaries to your house and give you the discussions, this is how you can learn about the church.
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Possibly the Beehive House at 67 East South Temple in Salt Lake City.The Beehive House itself is not a circular stone building though, nor does it have a domed roof. It is a rectangle - there is just a beehive on the roof. There is a circular stone building with a domed roof nearby, the Salt Lake Ta…
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Albert Einstein died in 1955 at the age of 76.
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5'10" 190 lbs.Someone ought to tell that to the missionaries taking people through the tours of his home in Salt Lake City Utah as they say he was only 5' 0" tall, or at least did a week ago.
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He was the second prophet of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.Brigham Young was the second Prophet for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
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Brigham Young was an American leader in the Latter Day Saint movement and a settler of the Western United States. He was the President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, also known as the LDS Church, he founded Salt Lake City, and he served as the first governor of the Utah Territor…
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Yes, BYU is better. It is always ranked higher in undergraduate rankings and have some of the best professors in the country. The SAT and GPA scores of students going to BYU are also much higher than at the University of Utah. And there football program is way better than utahs
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No. Aikman initially attended the University of Oklahoma and then transferred to UCLA.
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Brigham Young had 53 children, one of these was adopted and 11 others were raised by him but born to his wives in previous marriages, so he had 41 biological children.
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Brigham Young was a religious leader and a governor. He helped the Mormons solve their problems through leadership. He lead the Mormons from Illinois to Utah in order to escape the persecution of the mobs.
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Brigham Young was appointed the first governor of the Utah Territory by President Fillmore in 1850, and served until 1858. The territorial capital of Utah was Fillmore, and it was placed in Millard County. It remains a thriving small town.
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When yu have the same name as your father, you are a Junior (Jr.) When you have the same name as another member of the family that is NOT your father, (you and grandfather have same name) you would become a second (II)
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If you believe that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (commonly called the "Mormon" Church) is the true Church of God on the earth, then yes, you should! However, you should not join the Church (or any Church) to please family or friends, or to receive humanitarian aid. Joining a Churc…
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745 great-grandchildren 26 wives 56 children 204 grandchildren 745 great-grandchildren
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There seems to be a great deal of debate on the exact number. Some say that he had over 40 wives while he was alive, although that number wasn't all alive at once, and that number definitely isn't the number of wives that he slept with, because he married several women just because they needed some…
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Brigham Young died on August 29, 1877 at the age of 76.
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I suppose the short answer is, he didn't! Joseph Smith had prophesied several years previous that the Church would have to move to the Rocky Mountains because of persecution. After Joseph Smith was murdered, the government of Illinois asked the Mormons to leave the state. It was decided that this ti…
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Brigham Young was born on June 1, 1801.
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Because he had a vision from God that this was the place to settle
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Brigham Young died from peritonitis following the rupture of his appendix or liver at the age of 76.
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204 Brigham Young had: 26 wives 56 children 204 grandchildren 745 great-grandchildren
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The main campus of Brigham Young University is in Provo, Utah. There is also a campus in Idaho. They also offer classes online.
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Brigham Young was the second president of the Latter Day Saints (Mormon) church. Mormons believe that the president of the church is a modern day prophet. HIstorically, Brigham Young lead the Mormons west and guided them in settling what is now known as Utah. They fled west because of heated religio…
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Please use a search engine to find biographies of Brigham Young.
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No one killed Brigham Young. He died at the age of 76 after his liver ruptured. You may be confusing him with Joseph Smith. Brigham Young took over the presidency of the LDS Church after Joseph Smith was murdered. Joseph Smith was martyred by a mob (shot 4 times) while imprisoned in Liberty J…
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Brigham Yound was the second president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS). The LDS Church was founded by Joseph Smith. When Joseph was killed, Brigham became the new president and lead the Latter-day Saints from Illinois to Utah.
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Brigham Young lead the Mormons.
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Brigham Young lead the first group of Mormon Pioneers to Utah in 1846 and 1847. They left Illinois in 1846, camped for the winter in Nebraska, and continued on to Utah in 1847.
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Brigham Young died on August 29, 1877 at the age of 76.
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Brigham Young was the Territorial Governor of the The present state of Nevada lay within the original boundaries of Utah Territory as established by Congress in 1850, and in 1855 territorial governor Brigham Young appointed Orson Hyde, an apostle, as probate judge and sent him to Carson Valley to or…
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Brigham Young Jr. was the second son of Brigham Young, the second president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
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As the first Jewish family to settle in pioneer Utah, Isabella (Fanny) and Julius Brooks and their children had a lot of adjustments to make when they arrived in Salt Lake City in 1864. But the initial awkwardness soon wore away as the Brooks family became accepted members of the Salt Lake community…
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Brigham Young was the President of the LDS church from 1844-1877, when he died of a ruptured appendix. He lead the early saints on the Great Trek from Nauvoo, Illinois to Salt Lake City, Utah. It was 1,300 miles the whole way.
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Salt Lake City, Utah Territory in 1847. (later became Utah state in 1896) He encouraged many other colonizations from Candada to Mexico. Las Vegas, NV Mesa, AZ San Francisco, CA Alberta Canada area "Mexican Colonies", MEXICO and many others in Utah, Idaho, Arizona, California, and others.
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Brigham Young was a religious leader, so he mostly discouraged people from participating in sin or sinful practices or practices which seemed likely to lead to sin. Brigham Young did his level best to discourage mining. He was not successful. The mountains of the West were full of precious metal…
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"This is the right place, move on"
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No. Mormonism didn't arrive in Oregon until 1887, ten years after Brigham Young died.
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Brigham Young was born June 1, 1801 in Whitingham, Windham County, Vermont to John and Abigail Howe Young.
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No, Brigham Young was not an abolitionist. Brigham Young believed that slavery could not be abolished until the second coming of the Lord.
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After the prophet Joseph Smith died, Brigham Young became the second president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS). Brigham Young lead the Mormons west and guided them in settling what is now known as Utah. He is known for being a polygamist (having multiple wives), a practice t…
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Brigham Young was born on June 1, 1801 and died on August 29, 1877. Brigham Young would have been 76 years old at the time of death or 214 years old today.
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Sort of. Brigham Young ministered to his people. He was a religious leader, but the titles he used in his own church were elder, apostle, president, prophet, seer and revelator. The title which is most often used in reference to him is president.
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No, Brigham Young was born in Vermont. He was American, but he spoke English. It is likely that his ancestors emigrated from England. And, he served a mission to England, so he lived there and worked there for some time.
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Brigham Young was born in Vermont. Brigham Young was trained as a carpenter. Brigham Young was heart-broken when his first wife died tragically. Brigham Young was extremely impressed with Joseph Smith. Brigham Young was deeply devoted to his Mormon faith. Brigham Young became the second president o…
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Yes, Brigham Young was the first governor of Utah.
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Brigham Young was baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in 1832 at the age of 31. He was previously baptized into the Methodist Church in 1823.
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He led the Mormon westward migration which spurred a lot of the other treks across the plains.
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For several reasons. They were being persecuted by mobs, and had been for many years. In Missouri the governor actually issued an extermination order, making it "legal" to kill Mormons. Joseph Smith prophesied that the saints would find rest in the rocky mountains. Because nobody else wanted the l…
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Brigham Young led the Mormons to Utah.
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he was very nice to them; he fed them and was kind to them. there's a song that says "brother brigham says: 'treat the Indians fair; they're cheaper to feed than fight!'"
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Brigham Young left anywhere between Feb. and Sept. 1846.Answered By: Ansley033
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Brigham Young founded hundreds of cities and towns that are still thriving today. Nearly all the cities in Utah, southern Idaho, and northern Arizona were founded by Brigham Young and his followers. He also began settlements in Nevada, California, Colorado, north central Mexico, and south west Can…
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No that quote comes from Poor Richard's Almanac by Benjamin Franklin
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Technically, no. A pedophile is a person who is only sexually attracted to children who have not yet reached puberty. In modern times the term is misused to also describe any adult who has sex with adolescents under the age of 18. Brigham Young had many wives. One of his wives was 15, three of his w…
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Brigham Young! He had way more children than Joseph Smith. Thus, Young had more Mormon descendants to further the Mormon movement . Brigham also didn't die as early as Joseph Smith, giving him more time to reign over "Zion"ANOTHER ANSWER:As there wouldn't be a Mormon movement without Joseph Smith, I…
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They murdered his best friend. They forced him to leave his home in the state of Illinois The declared war on him in Utah (Utah War). Someone convinced the President of the United States that Brigham Young and the Mormons were a threat to national security way out there in the Great Salt Lake Valle…
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Brigham Young had faith.All Mormon's have faith even I do, an 11 year old Mormon.
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He was he territorial Governor before Nevada became a state.
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Brigham Young was the second President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and as such is and was revered as a prophet. He led the Saints westward and established a government in the Utah territory. He is known for his fiery speaking style and his ruthless commitment to the gospel, in…
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He was a Mormon prophet who led the LDS people to Salt Lake City. he was an amazing man who was courageous and kind.
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From 1840 until his death, Brigham Young married a different woman each year on his birthday. By doing this, he ensured himself a young hottie to sleep next to and wasn't forced to grow old with any ONE particular wife.
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He was the second prophet after the church was remade
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On July 24, 1847, when the Saints arrived for the first time in the Salt Lake Valley after their historic (some say the largest/longest migration in the history of man) migration from Nauvoo, Illinois.
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Here is one, probably the most interesting that alot people don't know! Young was a man of indomitable courage, posessed of a canny nature, but had fits of ruthlessness now conveniently forgotten by Mormon historians. One such evidence of him trying to control Utah was the order that he gave to thos…
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He didn't. The Utah territory was already known in Brigham Young's time, he led the Mormons there. It was not yet a state at the time.
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Available data indicates he was married at least three times. However, the discriminatory laws of the United States that prohibit various religious practices did not acknowledge all of the marriages.
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Brigham Young, led the members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, The Mormons, to Utah, and founded Salt Lake City in 1847. He served as Utah's first governor, appointed by President Millard Fillmore, from 1851 to 1858.
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For one thing, being the second president and prophet of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church).
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Brigham's westward journey began at Winter Quarters, Nebraska. Brigham Young began his life in Vermont. After converting to Mormonism, he moved to Ohio, served a mission for the church in New England and Canada, then moved to Illinois and finally to Utah.
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He was a polygamous. He marry about 27 women.
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Yes. He was very successful. They all made it, but some died.
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Of Brigham Young's many jobs, the most prominant would be the second prophet and president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, more commonly known as Mormons, moving thousands of church members from Illinios to the Salt Lake Valley by wagon and handcart train, he was also the Gorerne…
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Brigham Young loved Utah.
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No, he didn't. Although the he called himself a prophet Joseph Smith prophesied the Church would eventually have to move to the Rocky Mountains to find peace, he was murdered before the move was carried out. The murder was directly tied to his claim that God condoned polygamy. Brigham Young lead the…
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Several years earlier, before Joseph Smith was murdered, he had prophesied that the Latter-day Saints would have to move west to the Rocky Mountains to flee persecution. Because of this prophesy, Brigham Young knew to lead them west. He had seen the Salt Lake Valley in particular in a vision, and in…
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Of course!
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Utah, the state where Mormons settled and built their third temple-the Salt Lake City Temple. It took them 40 years. Salt Lake City is currently the LDS (Mormon) church capital.
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When? Obviously his weight fluctuated quite a bit over his 76 years. His weight was also never published, as far as I can tell. Photos from when he was Church president and museum displays of his clothing make him appear to be about 200 pounds during the 1850's to 1870's, but that is just a rough es…
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Yes, as were many early members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the Mormon church).
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because it would take less time and be less work.
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Joseph Smith, Jr. is considered the first prophet of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church). Church members believe that he organized the Church under the direction of Jesus Christ. After he was shot and killed in 1844, Brigham Young lead Church members to religious fr…
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Brigham Young was the 2nd prophet in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He is most accredited with leading the Mormons from their city of Nauvoo in Illinois across the plains into Utah, after the martyrdom of their first prophet Joseph Smith. He was also the governor of Salt Lake and b…
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Brigham Young University is located in Provo, Utah.
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Brigham Young married a total of 55 wives. Wikipedia has a list of each of them here, however, wikipedia is not a good source because it's not always true.
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Depends on one's perspective. Brigham Young was a very different personality from his predecessor and mentor, Joseph Smith, Jr. Joseph had a personality that was at times gentle and friendly, and at other times forceful and passionate, depending on the situation. Perfect, in other words, for buildin…
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He did not try to help the indians.
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Church of Mormon. Brigham Young University (BYU) is a Mormon university.
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