Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith - Study Guide Part 2, Chapters 9 - 11 Summary & Analysis

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Much of the North American society was offended by the beliefs and doctrines printed in The Book of Mormon. In the wake of this dislike, Joseph goes in search of a place for his followers to settle. He receives a revelation in which God tells him the people are to live in Jackson County, Missouri. Joseph claims that God has told him that this place was the actual location of the Garden of Eden. Residents of Missouri, however, dislike the Mormons' act of basically coming in and taking over their area as if they were entitled to it, as the Mormons believed they were. Relations worsened between the Mormons and the Missourians until the Missourians began tarring and feathering, stoning, harassing and even killing Mormons. In November of 1833 many Mormons were run out of the state of Missouri by vigilantes. After...

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