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1

Main problems of moving west

Running out of supplies and getting stuck

2

Who was the donner party lead by

The donner brothers

3

How many migrants where lead by the donner party

300

4

Where did the donner party split

Fort Bridger in the Rocky Mountains

5

What did the brothers try to do

Try a short cut

6

Where had the party reached by mid-October because of the short cut

Sierra Nevada mountains

7

How many of the donner party died

40

8

What happened to live stock

They died

9

When did the Mormon migration plan to leave

1845

10

Where did the Mormon migration leave

Illinois

11

Why did the Mormon migration order to leave

Rioters murdered their leader Joseph Smith

12

Why where the Mormons more successful than the donner party

Well supplied
Stayed over during harsh winters
Put into groups

13

Where did the Mormons stop until spring

Omaha

14

How did the Mormons succeed in building a settlement

They obeyed young (leader)
They had water to grow crops

15

How did the Mormons have water to grow crops

Built irrigation systems from the fresh water streams to Salt Lake City