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Mormons settled much of the west. Church headquarters was built in Salt Lake City, but hundreds of towns all over Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, Arizona, Nevada, and California were settled by Mormons.


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Mormons settled hundreds of cities in the west, mostly in Utah, Idaho, and Arizona but including Wyoming, Nevada, California, Mexico, and Canada.

The Mormons went west because people in New York and Illinois did not like them and did not let them practice plural marriages. There were some serious problems of violence against Mormons.

The Mormons began moving west in 1831. At this time the main body of Mormons moved from New York to Ohio. They then moved further west to Missouri and Illinois. The famous Mormon trek to Utah began in 1845 when many Mormons began leaving Illinois. The first group of Mormons arrived in Utah in 1847.

The Mormons moved west in search of a new home, not a new phone. Phones weren't even invented yet (this was in the 1840's). The Mormons had been persecuted and kicked out of Ohio, Missouri, and Illinois, so they went further west into what was then Mexico in search of a place where they could live in peace.

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The Mormons were receiving massive persecution, being moved from New York to Kirtland, to eventually Utah. So basically, they wanted a place to worship their religion in peace

The Mormons were a religious group founded by Joseph Smith. They moved west because other religions were prosecuting them and they needed a new place where they wouldn't be bothered. They first went to Salt Lake. That is where Brigham Young said "This is the place."

Leave where? Mormons are still around and are growing rapidly. There are almost 14 million of them all around the world! The Mormons under Brigham Young left their city of Nauvoo in 1846. His goal as was Joseph Smiths was to form a new Zion to the West. One of the reasons for the persecution of the Mormons was their belief that God condoned polygamy.

Headquarters of the Church was set up in Salt Lake City, and various groups were sent to organize new cities throughout the west.

The Mormons weren't the first to come west but they were the first to come enmasse as an organized religion and culture. They didn't want to trap or run cattle like most people who had come west at that point they wanted to settle the land and farm, make new homes. So you could say their legacy is, at least in part, The fact that they proved the west could be settled. But it is important to note that if they hadn't done it someone else would have.

The Mormons were driven from New York, Ohio, Missouri, and Illinois.

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Mormons settled in Utah. that is why there are a ton a Mormons there. there also alot in Idaho They also settled in Nauvoo but the temple there was burned. The Mormons colonized an area stretching from southern Alberta, Canada to northern Mexico, and from parts of what is now Colorado and New Mexico in the East to California and Nevada in the West, including parts of what are now Arizona and Idaho, and all of what is now Utah. Today, Mormons are found in most countries, and every state of the United States.

Mormons hoped to find a place where they could practice their religion freely without persecution. Between 1831 and 1847, they moved from New York to Ohio to Missouri to Illinois and finally to Utah in search of religious freedom.

The Mormons moved west from New York to Ohio in 1831. They moved from Ohio to Missouri to Illinois, although not all at once so exact years can't be specified. They left Illinois to move to Utah in 1846.

Both the Mormons and the Puritains travelled to a new land in search of religious freedom.

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Mormons began traveling west in 1831, moving from New York to Ohio. They then moved to Missouri, Illinois, and then what is now Utah. This is because each place they attempted to settle, they faced brutal persecution and in some cases were kicked out of their homes. They left to a place that was uninhabited so that they could practice their religion in peace.

The Mormons faced extreme persecution across the east and midwest, being kicked out of their homes and in some cases ordered to leave by the government. They moved west to a land that was both outside of US control (at the time) and which was sparsely populated so that they could have the freedom to practice their religion in peace.

Of the 13,824,854 members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church) worldwide, 7,785,947 live outside the United States. That is, 56% of all baptised Mormons live outside the U.S. Nations with quite a few Mormons are: Canada 179,801 Mormons (1% of Mormons are Canadian, 0.5% of Canadians are Mormon) Samoa 69,224 Mormons (0.5% of Mormons, 39% of Samoans) Tonga 55,173 Mormons (0.5% of Mormons, 53% of Tongans) Mexico 1,197,573 Mormons (8.7% of Mormons, 1% of Mexicans) Guatemala 220,296 Mormons (1.6% of Mormons, 1.6% of Guatemalans) El Salvador 105,501 Mormons (0.8% of Mormons, 2% of El Salvadorians) Hondouras 136,408 Mormons (1% of Mormons, 2% of Hondourans) Brazil 1,102,674 Mormons (8% of Mormons, 0.6% of Brazilians) Chile 561,920 Mormons (4% of Mormons, 3.3% of Chileans) Peru 480,816 Mormons (3.5% of Mormons, 1.7% of Peruvians) Philippines 631,885 Mormons (4.6% of Mormons, 0.7% of all Philippinos) UK 186,082 Mormons (1.3% of Mormons, 0.3% of all UK) Australia 126,767 Mormons (0.9% of Mormons, 0.6% of Australians) New Zealand 100,962 Mormons (0.7% of Mormons, 2.4% of all New Zealanders) To compare, the United States has 6,038,907 Mormons. That's 44% of Mormons and 2% of all Americans. But you can find Mormons in nearly every nation of the World! The "Related Link" below has a great population statistics map related to Mormon Church membership.

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church) began in New York. The Mormons didn't move there, they started there!

The Mormons were persecuted and driven from their homes in New York, Ohio, Missouri, and Illinois. They moved west in search of a place where they could practice their religion in peace, and their prophet Joseph Smith had prophesied that they would find this peace in the Rocky Mountains.

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