United States History Question of the Day

©Greg Feldmeth 2013

Mormons and Millerites

Cartoon mocking the Millerites for
the Great Disappointment
(Source: Anomalyinfo.com)

Question 131466:

The followers of Joseph Smith (known as Mormons) and the followers of William Miller (known as Millerites or Adventists) had all but which of the following in common?

(A) both were ridiculed by mainstream Protestants for unorthodox religious views
(B) both gained strength duirng the 1830s and 1840s
(C) both accepted modern prophets as having authority for doctrine
(D) both practiced polygamy
(E) both demanded dietary restrictions of congregants

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