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Why did the Mormons use the Mormon trail?

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

Obviously it's because the Mormons traveled the trail.

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

The Mormon pioneers took the Mormon Pioneer Trail to Utah.

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

Approximately 70,000 members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church) travelled the Mormon Trail between 1846 and 1869. Today, many Mormons travel the trail each summer to commemorate what their ancestors did.

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.

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.

Most Mormons followed the Mormon Trail, which was roughly the same as the Oregon trail until the Mormon trail split off to Utah in Wyoming. Some Mormon pioneers took a boat around South America, docked in California, and travelled to Utah through Nevada.

Over 70,000 Mormon pioneers moved west on the Mormon Trail. Several more came later by railroad.

The Mormon Trail was used by members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Commonly called "Mormons") in their search to find religious freedom in the western United States.

Mormon pioneers.Brigham Young led the caravan of Mormons across the Midwest into the Salt Lake Valley

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