Abstract

As indicated by the title, this study presents a history of Federal Legislation against Mormon polygamy prior to 1890 and of certain United States Supreme Court decisions supporting such legislation. Of necessity, the subject had to be limited, emphasis being placed upon three legislative acts and upon a few leading court decisions.

Degree

MS

College and Department

Family, Home, and Social Sciences; History

Rights

http://lib.byu.edu/about/copyright/

Date Submitted

1947

Document Type

Thesis

Handle

http://hdl.lib.byu.edu/1877/etdm486

Keywords

Congress, Supreme Court, Polygamy, Legislation, Mormons, LDS Church, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

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