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What did the Mormons do to help the US expand?

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Answered 2012-01-03 17:37:01

Due to severe religious persecution, the Mormons abandoned their settlements in the Midwest and migrated to the west. They settled in Utah and surrounding regions, developed the land and towns and cities there, and eventually those regions became states in the Union, thus expanding the US.

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