President Brigham Young Crossword

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“President Brigham Young Crossword,” Friend, July 2001, 23

President Brigham Young Crossword

You can learn about President Brigham Young, the second President of the Church, by doing this crossword puzzle. Read the clues, then fill in the puzzle by choosing the correct answer from the list.

Crossword puzzle

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  1. After reading the Book of Mormon and joining the Church, Brigham Young traveled to this state to meet the Prophet Joseph Smith.

  2. After his mother died and his father remarried, Brigham left home at the age of fourteen and became an apprentice ____________.

  3. In Utah, he hoped Church members could grow their own food and make their own clothes. He asked the Relief Society sisters to produce ________ for dresses, neckties, and hats.

  4. He told Church members to set up schools in Utah to study the gospel, because he knew ___________ is very important.

  5. The Saints called him the “___________________” because he was so brave in defending the gospel and leading the Church.

  6. One of the first things he did after arriving in the Salt Lake Valley was to set aside land for a _____________.


  1. When some members of the Church wanted to stop following _____________, Elder Young stayed loyal and said that they should follow the Prophet.

  2. While crossing the plains, he asked the ____________ from Nauvoo to lift the Saints’ spirits by playing while the other travelers danced.

  3. He finally brought the Saints to a safe new home in the __________________ Valley.

  4. When mobs in Missouri made life dangerous for members of the Church, he helped Church members move to this city in Illinois.