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8 resources with the keyterm brigham young

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Antebellum Revivalism and Reform

For Teachers 8th - 11th
A gold mine for American history teachers, this presentation cascades through the middle of the 19th century with the central themes of moral and social reform. Between the blossoming Mormon church, the tightening of the Temperance...
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Why Did the Mormons Manage to Survive Salt Lake City?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Broaching interesting topics but not answering any questions, this short presentation attempts to tell the tale of the Mormon emigration to Salt Lake City. There are some good facts within the slides, and the presentation might fit in...
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Chapter 12: American History

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Short and to the point, these slides cover some basic points about life in 19th centrury America. Topics such as Texas Independence, the California Gold Rush, and the Oregon Territory are briefly mentioned, and some of the facts are hard...
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Brigham Young Leads Mormons West

For Students 5th - 6th
In these American West worksheets, students read passages about Brigham Young leading the Mormons west. Students then answer 9 questions about the text.
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Heritage: Famous People of the West

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate the impact of Brigham Young and Jim Bridger on westward expansion. They conduct research, develop a class information chart, and create a cartoon strip depicting what happened when Jim Bridger and Brigham Young...
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Heritage: What if the Mormons had not come to Utah?

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders use critical thinking, evaluation, and geography skills to find alternative locations that Brigham Young could have taken the Mormons to settle. They present their findings to Brigham Young and the class with a short...
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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.
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Heritage: Famous People of the West

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine two famous people, Brigham Young and Jim Bridger, who made an impact on the westward expansion, and create cartoon strip using the information.