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Because it was the trail that lead to Salt Lake City. The Oregon trail went to Oregon, the California trail went to California, and the Mormon Trail went to Utah.

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Which trail did Mormons travel on?

The Mormon Trail.


What trail did the Mormons follow?

The Mormon trail.


What did the Mormons travel on?

Mormon Trail to Utah


What trail did the Mormons take to travel west to Utah?

the Mormon trail


What was the Purpose of Mormon trail?

The Mormon Trail's purpose was to lead the Mormons to the Great Salt Lake Valley.


How did the Mormon trail get its name?

Obviously it's because the Mormons traveled the trail.


How did the Mormon Pioneer Trail get its name?

Seriously???? It was a trail, and Mormons traveled on it, and they were pioneers.


What was Mormon Trail name after?

The Mormons, the religious group that made and traveled the trail.


How many Mormons were on the trail?

Approximately 70,000 Mormon Pioneers traveled the Mormon Trail between 1845 and 1869.


Who did the Mormons encounter on the Mormon trail?

the mountain indians i think


Why did people use the Mormon Trail to move west?

the Mormons used the trail because it was the best way to get to the west away from everyone who were convecting them


When did the Mormons leave on the Mormon Trail?

The first group of Mormon pioneers started on the trail in the winter of 1845-46, but groups continued to use the trail until the railroad came in 1869.many of these groups were converts from Europe.


What was the main route that the mormons took to Utah called?

The Mormon pioneers took the Mormon Pioneer Trail to Utah.


Who led the Mormons west along the Oregon trail?

Nobody. The Mormon Pioneers traveled on the Mormon Trail, not the Oregon Trail. In many places these trails closely followed each other, but they were not the same trail.


What is the Mormon Trail for underground railroad?

The Underground Railroad was a way that slaves escaped to freedom. The Mormon Trail was a route the Mormons took to find religious freedom.


What was the Mormon Trail being used for?

it was used to get freedom the mormons were not able to practice there relion


What did the Mormons eat on the trips on the Mormon trail?

Food... like non-perishable items


What trail did the Mormons take?

there wasn't a specific trail it was more just a feeling from the lord on which way to take. It became known as the Mormon Trail.


Wheredid the Mormons go in the west?

The Mormons traveled in covered wagons or with handcarts on the Mormon trail to the salt lake valley in Utah.


What was the route taken by the Mormons from Illinois across the Great Plains and the rockies called?

The Mormon Trail


Compare and contrast the Oregon trail Santa Fe trail and Mormon trail?

The early Mormons murdered innocent people. Look up Mountain Meadows massacre. The early Mormons were thought to be involved in masonry/satanism.


Who were the first settlers of the Mormon Trail?

there were hundreds of thousands of people on the Mormon trail, a lot of which were my ancestors. some of the most famous Mormons were Jospeh Smith, Brigham Young, and Emma Smith.


Where did the Mormon trail end at?

The Mormon Trail ended in Salt Lake City, Utah. From there, many Mormons were sent to colonize towns all over the west, while others stayed in the city.


Why was the Mormon trail created?

The Mormons were kicked out of New York, Ohio, Missouri, and Illinois, so they formed the Mormon trail and traveled to Utah in search of a place where they could practice their religion in peace.


What trail wast traveled to escape because of economic depression the California the Mormon trail or the Oregon trail?

None. The Mormons did not travel west because of a economic depression.