Mormon campaign

Mormon campaign:

see Utah WarUtah War,
in U.S. history, conflict between Mormons and the U.S. government. In the spring of 1857, President James Buchanan appointed a non-Mormon, Alfred Cumming, as governor of the Utah Territory, replacing Brigham Young, and dispatched troops to enforce the order.
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32) The sexual imagery inherent in the Whore of Babylon rhetoric also fit nicely with the Mormon campaign to refract accusations of immorality made by their opponents back onto American society.