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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What was historic about Woodruff's leadership?
2. Where were Ron and Dan driving to at the end of Part 3, Chapter 16?
3. Knapp and Carnes explain that they felt _____ after the murder.
4. What did the Mormon people need in their struggle that Young offered them?
5. Why did Ron make the School of the Prophets his entire life?
Short Essay Questions
1. Were the Native Americans to blame for the Mountain Meadow Massacre?
2. Why did the Laffertys decided to abandon the rest of their revelation?
3. How were the LeBaron children and Lafferty children similar?
4. Why did the events of July 24th unfold as they did?
5. Why was Dan the more active participant in the murders rather than Ron?
6. According to the prosecution in his trial, why was Ron NOT insane?
7. What was Dan's conviction in carrying out the murders?
8. How did Taylor's leadership of the LDS contradict his predecessors?
9. What was the pivotal plight of the Lafferty brothers that caused the murders?
10. Why was Ron Lafferty's first conviction thrown out?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the relevance of the title "Under the Banner of Heaven."
Essay Topic 2
Robert Crossfield, otherwise known as the Prophet Onias, had a significant impact on the LDS and the Lafferty family because of his belief in personal revelations. What flaws in humans and the LDS did Crossfield's actions bring out? What influence did his ideals have on Mormonism?
Essay Topic 3
Personal revelations were what founded the Mormon faith, but they also ran the risk of destroying it. Discuss why personal revelations hold so much power and why they are so relevant to the religion.
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