History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - The Modern Era (after C. 1890)

The Modern Era (after C. 1890)

The church's modern era began soon after it renounced polygamy in 1890. Prior to the 1890 Manifesto, church leaders had been in hiding, many ecclesiastical matters had been neglected, and the church organization itself had been disincorporated. With the reduction in federal pressure afforded by the Manifesto, however, the church began to re-establish its institutions.

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