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The 1st ten lectures in Leonard J. Arrington Mormon historical past Lecture sequence are right here gathered in a single quantity for the 1st time. The sequence, demonstrated by way of one of many twentieth-century West’s so much amazing historians, Leonard Arrington, has turn into a number one discussion board for sought after historians to deal with issues on the topic of Mormon historical past. the 1st lecturer used to be Arrington himself. He was once by means of Richard Lyman Bushman, Richard E. Bennett, Howard R. Lamar, Claudia L. Bushman, Kenneth W. Godfrey, Jan Shipps, Donald Worster, Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, and F. Ross Peterson. Utah nation collage hosts the Leonard J. Arrington Mormon background Lecture sequence. The collage Libraries’ distinct Collections and data homes the Arrington assortment. The state’s land furnish college started amassing documents very early, and within the Nineteen Sixties turned a big depository for Utah and Mormon files.
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They recognize in a good education the best of fortunes, it broadens 20 Arrington Mormon History Lectures the mind, creates liberal and noble sentiments, and ﬁts the possessor for a more successful struggle with the obstacles of life. . ”39 With his publications aimed primarily at the youth, Cannon was an important bridge between the ﬁrst generation of church leaders and the late nineteenth century church membership. He served as an assistant president and then in the First Presidency from 1873 to 1901 as a counselor to four church presidents.
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Courtesy of Chicago Historical Society. 33 The name Joseph gave to his city, Nauvoo, seems like a start on an answer, especially when we remember that the previous owners called the site Commerce. The earlier name expressed the hope that the ﬂat pushing out into the Mississippi River had commercial possibilities. The rapids just below the city blocked downstream river trafﬁc, making Commerce a natural terminus of shipping from further upstream. As early as 1816 a petition to Congress had requested federal aid to dig a canal to help realize the commercial potential.