Education Among the Mormons: Brigham Young and the Schools of Utah

@article{Buchanan1982EducationAT,
  title={Education Among the Mormons: Brigham Young and the Schools of Utah},
  author={Frederick S. Buchanan},
  journal={History of Education Quarterly},
  year={1982},
  volume={22},
  pages={435 - 459}
}
In their 150-year history the Mormons have undergone a metamorphosis. From a position where they were considered moral pariahs, they have emerged as the very models of social decorum and moral respectability. In the nineteenth century their founder, Joseph Smith, was martyred in Illinois; they were driven from Missouri under a governor's extermination order; hundreds were jailed as “prisoners of conscience” in Utah for refusal to abandon polygamy; and their prophets were pursued by federal… 
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