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Deism (p.354)
-Enlightenment tough applied to religion; emphasized reason, morality, and natural law.
Unitarianism (p.355)
-Late eighteenth- century liberal offshoot of the New England Congregationalist church; Unitarianism professed the oneness of God and the goodness of rational man.
Second Great Awakening (p.356)
-Religious revival movement of the early decades of the nineteenth century, in reaction to the growth of secularism and rationalist religion; began the predominance of the Baptist and Methodist churches.
burned-over district (p.359)
Area of Western New York strongly influenced by the revivalist fervor of the Second Great Awakening; Disciples of Christ and Mormons are among the many sects that trace their roots to the phenomenon.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Mormons (p.360)
-Founded in 1830 by Joseph Smith, the sect was a product of the intense revivalism of the burned-over district of New York; Smith's successor Brigham Young led 15,000 followers to Utah in 1847 to escape persecution.
Joseph Smith (p.360)
-In 1823 he claimed that the Angel Moroni showed him the location of several gold tablets on which the Book of Mormon was written. Using the Book of Mormon as his gospel, he founded the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, or Mormons.
-In 1839 they settled in Commerce, Illinois which they renamed Nauvoo.
-In 1844 oseph and his brother were arrested and jailed for ordering the destruction of a newspaper that opposed them. While in jail, an anti-Mormon mob stormed the jail and killed them both.
Brigham Young (p.362)
-Following Joseph Smith's death, he became the leader of the Mormons and promised Illinois officials that the Mormons would leave the state. In 1846 he led the Mormons to Utah and settled near the Salt Lake. After the United States gained Utah as part of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, he become the governor of the territory and kept the Mormons virtually independent of federal authority.