Essays Tagged: "Mormons"

Mormons in Utah

Mormons in UtahI intend to prove that the Mormon religion, which began to rise in bothreputation and ... nly come through God who needs toput the true, pure forms of Christianity in a divine authority.The Mormons, who follow four books including The Bible, The Bookof Mormon, Doctrine of Covenants, and Pe ... mpletedand a new religion was born.Mormonism attracted many people and the firs official home of theMormons was in Fayette, New York. In 1831, the Mormons moved toKirtland, Ohio, now known as Kirtland ...

(3 pages) 70 2 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Mormons history

Mormons, many things will pop up in your head when this word is mentionedbecause we all have preconc ... live together. If nothing else this report willinform you and provide a base of knowledge about the Mormons and their difficult paththrough intolerance and discrimination which has taken them all the ... andinavia.Although the church prospered in Nauvoo, it faced some difficult times.Neighbors resented Mormons' voting as a bloc and became furious when rumors spreadthat Smith had secretly introduced po ...

(3 pages) 70 0 4.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The mormon society

MormonsMormons, when this word is mentioned not much comes to mind except that maybe a person came i ... nviting you to join them. From this experience you would assume they are just a religious group but Mormons are much more. I hope this paper fill this void of knowledge in the ways of their community. ... ch more. I hope this paper fill this void of knowledge in the ways of their community.Basically the Mormons are in a very controlled community. Its hard for us to apprehend such as community as they h ...

(1 pages) 62 3 2.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Paper describing cults.

roup of people pursuing common goals" (Juergensmeyer, P. 6). Established groups such as Christians, Mormons, Quakers, and Catholics were once viewed as cults, but are now recognized as organized relig ...

(4 pages) 66 0 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Mormons Move West

president until his death on June 27, 1844, by an angry mob while in a Carthage, Illinois Jail.The Mormons believe the Bible is God's book, but they also believe the Bible is an incomplete record of ... at god performed. These beliefs are some what different and the same as other Christians doctrines. Mormons believe God sent his only Son, Jesus Christ to die on the cross for our sins. They practiced ...

(2 pages) 83 5 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Transcontinental Railroad Timeline

Plumbe sends petition for a railroad to Washington1846*In attempt to escape religious persecution, Mormons begin to travel to Utah1848*Asa Whitney, chief promoter of railroads, was the first to propo ...

(3 pages) 44 2 2.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Plains, Plateau, and Northwest Coast regions Native History in Canada.

beliefs. That's how all the divisions of the original Catholic Church came about. Then look at the Mormons, the Jehovah's Witnesses, and all the cults out there. With these different religions and cu ...

(6 pages) 52 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Mormon Religion

s the Church of Latter-Day Saints. The religion is based on the writings in the Book of Mormon. The Mormons believe that everyone is a child of G-d's. They believe that G-d is really a person who was ... they can be forgiven for their sins.Marriage is also an important part of the Mormon religion. The Mormons believe that the purpose of marriage is to have children and teach them how to live while on ...

(4 pages) 86 2 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Opposing Gay Marriages

There are many religions that oppose gay marriages, those religions include, Mormons, Baptists, Muslims, Jews, and Catholics, and many others. An article that helps support this ...

(2 pages) 143 2 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Ethnic cleansing in America

In 1838 Governor Boggs signed an order of extermination that brought about the ethnic cleansing of Mormons from the state of Missouri. Leading up to this ethnic cleansing in Missouri were sev ... caused the official order of extermination from the Governor. "In July of 1831, a group of about 60 Mormons settled in Independence, Jackson County, Missouri. Joseph Smith, the Mormon prophet, instruc ...

(7 pages) 35 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Mormon Essay

Who or What was the most important reason for the success of the Mormons in setting up a new community?The Mormons are a religious group in the United States of Amer ... hrist and the Latter Day Saints. Joseph Smith founded them.Joseph Smith was the man who founded the Mormons. He translated the golden plates and wrote the book of Mormon. The angel Moroni visited him. ... . He also established polygamy and tried to set-up Zion. He was fairly successful in setting up the Mormons but he made the Mormons very unpopular by introducing polygamy. Joseph Smith failed to becom ...

(3 pages) 39 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Education among Minorities. This is a great summary of 2 different journals, explaning minorities and their educational disabilities.

r castelike minorities. The first one being the autonomous minorities are the ones such as Jews and Mormons that are minorities primarily in a numerical sense. They already have a culture or reference ... ngs and just see the good to achieve there goals.Terms UsedAutonomous minorities - Such as Jews and Mormons in the United States are minority primarily in a numerical sense.Immigrant Minorities - Are ...

(9 pages) 133 1 4.4 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Should Same Sex marriage be Allowed?

mportant to one's religion, morals, or even what his or her family thinks of the gay lifestyle.Many Mormons oppose gay marriage because they believe offends everything religion stands for. Also, makin ... g religion stands for. Many typical religions believe that the gay lifestyle is completely immoral. Mormons are one of the main religions that oppose gay marriage.When the Mormon church arrogantly cla ...

(6 pages) 214 2 4.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

A look at what a family is in Societies around the world, also different types of marriages.

which involve one man and a number of women. In North America this was practiced extensively among Mormons, but was largely phased out during the 19th century. Today, it appears to be confined to sma ...

(1 pages) 40 0 4.2 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

The Great West

of which were the natural environment, the government, railways, and the migration of the oppressed Mormons along with poor people wanting cheap land. Which of these was the most significant factor? I ... ny people wanted to live in the desolate west. That is why it was a perfect place for the oppressed Mormons to move to. Over a few years thousands of Mormons made the trek to Salt Lake City in the wha ...

(3 pages) 39 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


e "momron" comes up, people become aggiated and sometimes scared. Christians are known to critisize mormons from the pulpit because of their beliefs, but it actuality, mormons are Christinas. Mormons ... that were written in BC. These stories are related to the Bible and don't contadict the Bible. The mormons also have the Doctrine and Covenants that guides the mormons and tells them how to run the c ...

(1 pages) 351 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Mormonism In Utah

The history of the Mormons dates back to the year 1827. Joseph Smith and a few others went on a wagon trip cross countr ...

(1 pages) 343 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


mpton Sides examines the religious views of the Church of Latter-Day Saints, or better known as the Mormons. Sides does not interview missionaries in this essay but rather interviews archeologists, bo ... im by the angel Moroni. The Book of Mormon was published in 1830 and soon after the religion of the Mormons took full force. In 1841, Joseph Smith received word that there were Mayan ruins at Paenque, ...

(4 pages) 20 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Reality of a dream (roughing i

red on his journey across the U.S. Twain depicts many aspects of the west such as outlaws, Indians, Mormons, and miners. All of the mentioned were and still are stereotyped by people not possessing th ...

(5 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Traveling To The West

In the journeys of the three groups; the Native Americans, the aspiring settlers of Oregon, and the Mormons, all three groups were going west. They all left their family and friends behind and the lan ... y were moving west in the hopes of being able to live in peace while practicing their religion. The Mormons were being taken off their land by non-Mormons, but they left happily and in high hopes of t ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith