Why did the Mormons use the Mormon trail?
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.
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 Mormons used the trail because it was the best way to get to the west away from everyone who were convecting them
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 mountain indians i think
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 Underground Railroad was a way that slaves escaped to freedom. The Mormon Trail was a route the Mormons took to find religious freedom.
The Mormon pioneers took the Mormon Pioneer Trail to Utah.
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.
The Mormons traveled in covered wagons or with handcarts on the Mormon trail to the salt lake valley in Utah.
Food... like non-perishable items
it was used to get freedom the mormons were not able to practice there relion
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 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.
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.
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.
What was the route taken by the Mormons from Illinois across the Great Plains and the rockies called?
The Mormon Trail
The Mormon trail was taken by a religious group commmonly called the Mormons. They were fleeing religious persecution in the eastern united states and walked to Utah - the path they took is often called the Mormon trail. The Mormon battalion trail is different. The government drafted a couple thousand Mormons to fight in the Mexican American war. The battalion trail is the trail they walked from Utah down through Arizona and into san Diego… Read More
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.
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.
Over 70,000 Mormon pioneers moved west on the Mormon Trail. Several more came later by railroad.
Mormon pioneers. Brigham Young led the caravan of Mormons across the Midwest into the Salt Lake Valley
The Mormon Trail began in Nauvoo, Illinois and ended in Salt Lake City Utah. first of all where it began is correct and by the way it never ended i am a mormon but we do not put mormons as are church name we are know as the church of latterday saints
Early Mormons had a few small settlements in Iowa and the Mormon Trail went through Iowa en route to Utah.
To escape religious persecution and because that was the direction the lord had told them to go
The Mormon Trail through Iowa went from Montrose in the east to Council Bluffs is the west.
Having made a trail through the western states to Utah, the Mormons opened up a path for western migration and settlement. After the settlement of the Mormons (also known as latter-day saints) in the Utah valley, the leader and prophet, Brigham Young, sent many to surrounding states to begin settlements. This sparked a western movement. Many traveled on the Mormon Trail, but they began to migrate to northern states by blazing the Oregon Trail, which… Read More
Brigham Young lead the first group of Mormon pioneers along the Mormon Trail to Utah in 1846-47. Subsequent groups came over the next 25 years lead by various experienced trail guides. The Mormon Trail followed a similar route to the Oregon Trail until Wyoming, when it went south to Utah rather than north to Oregon.
What is the book called about a 1960 teen girl joins Mormons on Oregon trail falls in love with Mormon then both leave?
The Oregon Trail was not still in existence in 1960...
It was caused by One the Mormon extermination act in Missouri. Also, the Mormons were highly persecuted in the US. The trains had hundreds of people in them and those people had heavy wagons and after several wagon trains came by there was a trail
Mormons travelled the Mormon trail to Utah in wagon trains from 1845 to 1869. In 1869 the transcontinental railroad was completed and many Mormons going to Utah began taking the train.
The "mormons" or Latter Day Saints, were fleeing religious persecution in the eastern united states and walked to utah.
Google "Mormon Trail" for specific routes taken by various companies of travelers.
it was led by Brigham Young, president and prophet of the Mormon church at that time. the Mormons had to leave Missouri because people were telling lies about them to the government and the government forced them to leave. Also people were just plain being incredably rude and persicuting them like tar and feathering their leaders. very, very, bad. *The Mormon Trail was mostly used between 1846 and 1870. *In 1869 the railroad reached Utah… Read More
Originally, by walking there, mostly from their homes in Nauvoo, Illinois, via the Mormon Trail. Some came with wagons, some with handcarts. After the transcontinental railway opened, most travelled by train. See related links for stories about and history of the Mormon Trail.
Because the Mormons used the Oregon trail as far as it went in the direction they wanted to go. The Oregon trail was a well-established trail that had plenty of good drinking water all along the way. From Nebraska to Wyoming, the Oregon trail was the best route. The Mormon trail turns south in Wyoming and enters Utah, while the Oregon trail continues on to Oregon.
Mormon brought only what was important with them. For more info go to http://scriptures.lds.org/en/dc/contents it'll explain alot trust me I read it every day. FYI I'm Mormon
The Mormon Trail and the Oregon trail followed the same route through much of the Midwest, until the Mormon Trail split off into Utah through Wyoming. No doubt the two groups exchanged help and supplies. It's also likely that some Oregon Trail travelers may have taken a detour through Mormon settlements in Utah to rest, wait out winter weather, or gather supplies.
They do in addition to the Book of Mormon.
Mostly because the Mormons weren't going to Oregon. They followed the same path as the Oregon Trail for awhile, but eventually they had to turn off and go on the trail to Utah. Check out the 'Related Links' below to see a map of the Oregon, Mormon, California, and Santa Fe trails.
Although the first Mormons to travel the trail were leaving Nauvoo, Illinois, the actual start of the trail is officially in Iowa. From there it passes through Nebraska and Wyoming before ending in Utah.