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Now in paperback is that this award successful background of spiritual clash in early the United States. Hallwas and Launius have compiled and written some of the most balanced and thorough bills but of the occasions and conditions that ended in the compelled Mormon exodus from Nauvoo, Illinois within the 1840s. They current an in depth choice of old files (a variety of that have no longer been released formerly) written by way of members and modern observers and introduce them with probing discussions of the reasons that underlay the clash. Of specific obstacle to them are the function of contesting cultural myths and the connection of occasions and attitudes in Illinois to the bigger frontier and nationwide scene.

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Situated on a bend of the Mississippi River in Hancock County, Nauvoo grew rapidly during the next seven years as a flood of Latter Day Saints settled in the area. 1 A separatist community with a zionic religious purpose, Nauvoo was a city of over ten thousand people by the time of Smith's death in 1844. Even as Latter Day Saints gathered there and Smith sent missionaries far and wide to attract converts, relations with surrounding non-Mormons steadily degenerated. Within the city, critics of Smith arose and established a newspaper in the spring of 1844.

22. Joseph G. Hovey, "Autobiography (1812-47)," p. 17, Archives, Harold B. Lee library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah. Page 12 The image of Nauvoo as a pastoral, peaceful place. This painting was done by David H. , in the late 1850s or early 1860s. Titled Bend in the River, it shows the southern part of Nauvoo, where Smith's home, office, and store were located. Courtesy of the Library-Archives, Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, the Auditorium, Independence, Missouri.

Nevertheless, the main events in that famous frontier episode are easily summarized. Expelled from Missouri in 1839, the Mormons fled to western Illinois, where they soon established the city of Nauvoo under the leadership of their prophet, Joseph Smith, Jr. Situated on a bend of the Mississippi River in Hancock County, Nauvoo grew rapidly during the next seven years as a flood of Latter Day Saints settled in the area. 1 A separatist community with a zionic religious purpose, Nauvoo was a city of over ten thousand people by the time of Smith's death in 1844.

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