Mormon History 101: Unique Stories and Facts from LDS History

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Think You Know Everything about Mormon history? Then prove it! This book is jam-packed with fascinating facts and figures from Mormon history in the form of multiple-choice questions. Answers are given at the end of each section so you can find out the full story of these historical teasers. Soon you'll be able to stump even the most scholarly Church historian in your family. Perfect for family gatherings, youth activities, or personal study, ...

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Overview

Think You Know Everything about Mormon history? Then prove it! This book is jam-packed with fascinating facts and figures from Mormon history in the form of multiple-choice questions. Answers are given at the end of each section so you can find out the full story of these historical teasers. Soon you'll be able to stump even the most scholarly Church historian in your family. Perfect for family gatherings, youth activities, or personal study, Mormon History 101 makes learning about Church history fun for everyone!

Sample Questions

Rebaptism was a common occurrence in early Church history. Why did this practice end?

A. Too many members catching colds

B. Members saw this as an easy way to repent

C. Jesus was only baptized once, so once should be good enough

D. The General Authorities realized, as stated in Ephesians 4:5, that there is "one Lord, one faith, one baptism"

On June 6, 1848, the Heber C. Kimball Company engaged in battle with the Omaha Indians at the meeting of the Elkhorn and Platte rivers. What did Dr. Jesse Brailey successfully use to defend himself?

A. An umbrella

B. A bowie knife

C. A pot and pan

D. A disguise to make him look like a woman

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781599557984
  • Publisher: Cedar Fort, Incorporated/CFI Distribution
  • Publication date: 5/8/2011
  • Pages: 167
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vi

Introduction: How Does This Book Work? 1

Artifacts and Items 3

African and Native Americans 11

Agriculture and Everyday Pioneer Life 19

Baptisms, Other Church Ordinances, the Gifts of the Spirit, and Tithing 27

Buildings and Monuments 61

Catch All 67

Education 75

Firsts 79

Government and the Church 85

Meetings 91

Missions 97

Mormon Trail 105

People and Personages 113

Persecutions 133

Pioneer Sickness, Medicine, and Diet 139

Places 145

Scripture, Latter-day Saint Publications, and Writings 153

About the Author 168

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