Cultures in conflict: a documentary history of the Mormon War in Illinois
events in Hancock County, Illinois, to the contemporary national scene and describe the individuals - from obscure local citizens to celebrated national figures - who participated in or commented on the strife that escalated into political and judicial oppression, vigilante action, property destruction, and killings by both sides. Cultures in Conflict chronicles the rise of a theocratic kingdom at Nauvoo, the increasingly strident response of non-Mormons, the repression.
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