For the early pioneers who dared to envision and create their Zion, there were thousands of opportunities for dreams to die, and thousands of reasons for them to give up hope. Yet the determined men and women who went before us found the faith and motivation to persevere in the face of adversity, to pursue the dream and become the nation's forty-fifth star.
Read more KUED's "Utah: The Struggle for Statehood".
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If you are a teacher in Utah, you can download this entire program (broken into usable segments) from Pioneer Library and Utah Education Network's eMedia Service. (Search for 'Struggle for Statehood.')