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The Triumph of Nationalism/The House Dividing
Topic: Culture of the Common ManTopic: Cult of DomesticityTopic: ReligionTopic: ExpansionTopic: America in 1850
Topic: Religion
Overview of Triumph of Nationalism
Resource Menu: Religion
Text 1. Bryant/Freneau
Text 2. John Mayfield
Text 3. Alexis de Tocqueville
Text 4. Frederick Douglass
Text 5. George Fitzhugh
Text 6. Charles Colcock Jones
Text 7. Henry David Thoreau
Text 8. Mormons
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8.  Documents relating to the
Mormon migration
- Extermination order of the
   Missouri governor, 1838
- Verse in letter of
   Martha Haven, 1846
- Brigham Young et al.,
   Second Great Epistle, 1849


Salt Lake City, 1869
Salt Lake City, 1869
Links
Extermination Order:
http://www.unco.edu/drshaff/Hist330Spr2001/extermorder.htm

Verse:
http://nationalhumanitiescenter.org/pds/triumphnationalism/
religion/text8/verse.pdf


Second Great Epistle:
http://nationalhumanitiescenter.org/pds/triumphnationalism/
religion/text8/epistle.pdf


Online
Sources


Donald R. Shaffer, Dept. of History, University of Northern Colorado

Verse and Second Great Epistle: National Humanities Center


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Essay from the National Humanities Center's TeacherServe®: "Mormonism and the American Mainstream"

An overview of Mormon history, with background on the Extermination Order, from the state of Utah

An overview of Mormon history, with resources, from religioustolerance.org




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