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Close to the heart of every member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the memory of the Mormon Trail The name Mormon is given as a nickname for members of this Church We like to call ourselves Latter-day Saints though so that is the term I will use The Latter-day Saints believe in the Book of Mormon which was translated from golden plates given to Joseph Smith by an angel It was published on March 26 1830 It is the most correct of any book on the earth a record of the principal ancestors of the American Indians and their dealings with Jesus Christ Because of these beliefs Latter-day Saints have been persecuted severly The Saints had to move from place to place state to state to get away from the mobs of southerners and so called Christians that hated them Southerners strongly opposed the Saints who did not believe in slavery The Protestants hated them because they were loosing members to Joe Smith and his Mormon church The Saints believed in a gathering of Zion This means that the Prophet Joseph Smith or whoever was the leader at a particular time could designate a place as Zion or the place for the pure in heart for all of the members of the Church to gather to At one time Zion was Kirtland Ohio Then it was Jackson County Missouri After many persecutions the Saints were forced to move on to Clay Daviess and Caldwell Counties of Missouri They where only at each of these places a short time until they were threatened beat imprisioned and forced to leave just for practicing what they knew was right They established great city after great city until they arrived near the Great Salt Lake and established Salt Lake City When the Saints were in Missouri many persecutions arose because Missouri was a slave state There were many members none of whom practiced or
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