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Index Note: Page numbers in italics refer to illustrations . adoption, 22–23 Allison, Robert J., 130 Americanness debate: anti-Mormon viewpoint overviews, 9–10; family, 3, 5; historical factors overviews, 2–5; “home” concept, 8–9; overviews, 1–11, 104. See also privatizing the Church; publicizing the family; public/private divide The American Woman’s Home; Or, Principles of Domestic Science (Beecher and Stowe), 98–99, 99 American Woman Suffrage Association, 66–67 Anthony, Susan B., 67, 143 anti-Mormonism: Americanness of Mormons , 4, 8, 10–11, 14–15, 83, 127, 142, 160, 163; anti-polygamy campaigns, 68–69, 81–82; citizenship of Mormons, 3, 10, 14–15, 52–62, 82, 127, 142–43, 151; class structure arguments , 125, 137–41; consecration, 126–27; demographics of anti-Mormons, 3, 7–8; family, 95–104, 105, 121, 151, 162–63; marriage , 112–21, 122–24; Mormon contagion, 141–45; Mormon woman’s suffrage, 64, 68–69, 119–21; motivations, 84; nativism, 136–41; Orientalism, 86–87, 130–36, 132, 142, 151–52; origins, 84–87; polygamy focus, 19, 26, 60, 84, 87, 104; private property, 126–27; public/private divide, 2, 4, 8–9, 14–15, 34, 36, 83, 162, 164; public sphere, 125; racism, 129–36; religious freedom, 110–12, 124–25; Reynolds v. United States, 148–49; social contract, 121–22, 127; theocracy, 105–9, 122, 127, 144, 149, 163; women’s rights, 111–12, 112–21. See also anti-polygamy legislation; anti-polygamy organizations; literature of anti-Mormonism; perceived threats and dangers of polygamy anti-Mormon literature: American social order destruction, 97–98, 99–104; Christian vs. Mormon homes, 98–102; domestic fiction, 88–95; earliest, 84–85; family disorder and destruction threat, 95–104; home privacy norm threat, 99–104; inaccuracy and exaggeration, 89–94, 133; injustices to women, 94–95; introduced, 83–84; monogamy -virtue connection, 88–89; MormonCatholic links, 86–87; origins, 84–87; polygamy focus, 87, 104; print industry economics, 84, 87; romantic love disavowal, 96–97, 98; studies of, 11–14; women’s virtue Talbot_Text.indd 255 9/5/13 8:49 AM 256 Index degradation theme, 88–94. See also perceived threats and dangers of polygamy anti-polygamy campaigns, 68–69, 81–82 anti-polygamy legislation: Cullom-Strubble bill (1889), 157–58; Edmunds Act (1882), 17, 78, 81, 120, 150–56, 155; Edmunds-Tucker Act (1887), 17, 81, 120–21, 150, 156–59, 163; litigation connections, 148–50, 158; Morrill Act (1862), 60, 78, 109, 114–15, 148, 149, 150; redressing of earlier failures, 148; Utah Commission, 152, 157,159; Utah statehood preparation, 160 anti-polygamy organizations, 120, 147. See also Anti-Polygamy Society; Ladies Anti-Polygamy Society Anti-Polygamy Society, 120, 147. See also Ladies Anti-Polygamy Society Armstrong, Nancy, 88 Arnold, Orson P., 153 Arrington, Leonard J., 50, 51 Avard, Sampson, 110 Backman, Milton V., Jr., 25 Basch, Norma, 72 Beadle, J. H., 97–98, 121–22 Beecher, Catharine E., 7, 88–89, 98–99 Beeton, Beverly, 68 Belisle, Orvilla, 90, 92, 93–94 Bell, Alfreda Eva, 90, 92, 115–16, 201n68 Bennett, John C., 85, 130–31 Bennion, Janet, 165 Bentley, Nancy, 97, 116 Bible translation (Smith), 24 Bitton, Davis, 12 Blackwell, Henry, 67 Bloch, Ruth, 6 blood atonement, 110–11 Boadicea (Bell), 90, 92, 201n68 Book of Mormon, 20, 29–30, 31. See also Mormonism book structure and chapter overviews, 1–17 Bowles, Samuel, 122 Briggs, I. S., 136 Bringhurst, Newell G., 59 Building the City of God: Community and Cooperation among the Mormons (Arrington, Fox and May), 50, 51 Bunker, Gary L., 12 Burgess, James, 30 Burgett, Bruce, 135 Bushman, Richard L., 28 Cannon, Angus, 152 Cannon, George Q.: exaltation, 25; on male Mormons and political power, 62; on Mormon leadership, 37; polygamy, 37, 39, 157, 178n37; prosecution and imprisonment, 157; territorial representative, 147; U.S. Constitution , 154 Cannon, Martha Hughes, 43, 44 Catholicism-Mormonism linkage, 86–87. See also nativism celestial marriage, 24–25, 25, 177n30, 178n37. See also polygamy children, 23–24, 43 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1, 32, 81, 158, 165–66, 169n1. See also LDS Church; Mormonism citizenship: cultural meanings, 11; debates, 3, 83–84; definitions, 3–4, 33; destabilization by polygamy, 2; domestic and politicalrelations , 3–4, 10; free agency, 105; in kingdom of God, 41; instability of meaning, 3–4, 10; marital contract, 112–21; men’s vs. women’s political roles, 7–9; monogamy relationship , 112–14; Mormon question, 1; Mormon concept, 2, 52–62...

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