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Brigham Young : a concise biography of the Mormon Moses

Author: Ed Breslin
Publisher: Washington, District of Columbia : Regnery History, 2013. ©2013
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He was a carpenter. A visionary. A governor. A prophet. A pioneer. A preacher. A businessman. A temple-builder. Brigham Young loomed large in a tumultuous time. He helped found the state of Utah in the era of American Manifest Destiny. He rallied thousands around Mormonism, a new faith with powerful detractors who tried to stamp it out in the towns and villages where its communities sprang up. With barely a dozen  Read more...
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Biography
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Breslin, Ed.
Brigham Young : a concise biography of the Mormon Moses.
Washington, District of Columbia : Regnery History, ©2013
242 pages
Named Person: Brigham Young; Brigham Young
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ed Breslin
ISBN: 9781621570585 1621570584
OCLC Number: 899008874
Description: 1 online resource (253 pages) : illustrations, portraits
Contents: ""Contents ""; ""Chapter 1: New England Roots .""; ""Chapter 2: Boyhood and Youth""; ""Chapter 3: Family Man""; ""Chapter 4: Conversion""; ""Chapter 5: Missionary""; ""Chapter 6: Kirtland""; ""Chapter 7: Zion�s Camp""; ""Chapter 8: The Quorum of Twelve""; ""Chapter 9: The Temple and the Tempest""; ""Chapter 10: Back to Missouri""; ""Chapter 11: To Britain and Back""; ""Chapter 12: Increased Responsibilities""; ""Chapter 13: The Assassination""; ""Chapter 14: The New Leader""; ""Chapter 15: History Repeats Itself""; ""Chapter 16: The Great Exodus""; ""Chapter 17: Winter Quarters"" ""Chapter 18: To the Great Salt Lake Valley""""Chapter 19: Backtracking to Winter Quarters""; ""Chapter 20: Exodus Completed""; ""Chapter 21: The Colonizer""; ""Chapter 22: The Governor""; ""Chapter 23: The Utah War""; ""Chapter 24: The Mountain Meadows Massacre""; ""Chapter 25: The Aftermath of the Atrocity""; ""Chapter 26: Polygamy""; ""Chapter 27: Legacy""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index""
Responsibility: Ed Breslin.

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He was a carpenter. A visionary. A governor. A prophet. A pioneer. A preacher. A businessman. A temple-builder. Brigham Young loomed large in a tumultuous time. He helped found the state of Utah in the era of American Manifest Destiny. He rallied thousands around Mormonism, a new faith with powerful detractors who tried to stamp it out in the towns and villages where its communities sprang up. With barely a dozen days of formal education under his belt, he left a legacy of writings, letters and sermons that continue to enrich the study of the Mormon Church and the era of American Western expans.

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