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3 resources with the keyterm mormon battalion

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The Mormons Come West

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Discover why the Mormons traveled westward in this fascinating PowerPoint about their trail. Starting as east as New York and all the way to Utah, students discover the reasons behind the Mormons' footsteps. Tip: Ask students if other...
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Raising the Mormon Battalion

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders simulate (role play) some of the original emotional responses to this request for soldiers. They list and evaluate reasons for and against creating the Mormon Battalion. They justify their own decision under such...
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Raising the Mormon Battalion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are introduced to the history of the formation of the Mormon Battalion. They role-play various reactions to the raising of the Battalion and write an opinion piece based on the readings of period journals.