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Sport and Sorority
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on social activities has developed greatly in the last year. Stressing social
development and work that will carry over...
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headquarters of the FLDS Church. There are many reasons to study this small community, some of these include understanding their lifestyle, their beliefs, how they try to differentiate themselves from the often negative...
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members lived in relative peace as they established colonies throughout, what are today the states of Utah, Colorado, Arizona, Idaho, and Nevada. As the borders of the United States expanded to include the Mormon...
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became the fourth president of the Church. In the LDS Church’s biannual General Conference in April of 1890, where leaders of the Church gathered to speak to the general Church members about issues relating to doctrine and...
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In the years following the Manifesto, mainstream Americans were skeptical of the reversal of the LDS Church’s position on polygamy. In fact, many LDS Church members were skeptical of the legitimacy of Wilford Woodruff’s...
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followers to remain full members of the LDS Church because they continued to believe that it was the proper organization of God’s kingdom on earth created by Joseph Smith. Before his death in 1934, Lorin Woolley called and...
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for the beleaguered believers. The strongest threat to the Work came in 1953 when Arizona Governor John Howard Pyle ordered Arizona state officers to drive a convoy of police vehicles and buses into Short Creek in an attempt...
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As a result of the years of separation and danger, the citizens of Short Creek shied away from interaction with the outside world. They had learned through hard lessons that people in the outside world would not let them...
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Chapter 2: Review of Literature
In order to clearly organize the literature to be reviewed, I organized the literature into three categories, (a) polygamy, (b) power differentiation, and (c) co-cultural...
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the findings of this study (Carbaugh, 2007). Although this study evaluates the Centennial Park community and communication through the lens of a critical theory, the results and conclusions of this study are only intended to...
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no wives. Most of these men expected to be asked by the community leaders to marry another wife sometime in the future. Contraceptives were discouraged because the Work preached that the main purpose of life on earth is to...
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that chose not to live the polygamous lifestyle still remained an active part of the family and maintained strong relationships with her siblings and parents. Her decision to not live the principle of plural marriage caused...
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with the people’s feeling of disappointment in the hypocrisy of the nation that claimed to grant people the “inalienable right of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness,” while these people felt like they were...
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Dealing with people outside of the community who do not understand the lifestyle or reasons behind living the principle of plural marriage can be very difficult. For some, like Interviewee #3, opening up to outsiders about...