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1

Who founded Mormonism?

Joseph Smith

2

What did Brigham Young do?

Took the Mormons to the Salt Lake City In 1846

3

When did Brigham Young become leader of the Mormons?

After Joseph Smith’s murder

4

What were the Black Hills?

Sacred Hills of the Sioux, believed the first human cane from there.

5

Who invaded the Black Hills?

Gold Miners in 1872

6

What was Wounded Knee?

Band of Sioux were attacked whilst being transported back to their reservation

7

When was Wounded Knee?

1890

8

When was Mormonism founded?

1830’s

9

What % of Utah are Mormon today?

54%

10

Who was Jefferson Davis?

President of the Confederacy (South) in the Civil War

11

What was the Succession of the South?

Southern states began to leave the Union

12

Which state was the first Succession of the South?

South Carolina in 1860

13

Who was Sitting Bull?

A respected Sioux Chief who refused the Reservations

14

When did Sitting Bull flee to Canada?

1876 - 1881

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How did Sitting Bull die?

Shot when being arrested in the US

16

What does Sectionalism mean?

Differences between the North & the South
Eg-
- Economic Development
- Immigration
CAUSED THE CIVIL WAR!

17

What was Dry Farming?

Homesteaders on the Plains, ploughed Land after rain, hoping dust would settle on top keeping moisture below

18

When was Gold Found?

24th January 1848

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Who found the Gold in 1848?

James Marshall

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Where did James Marshall find the Gold?

Sutter’s Mill, California