He led his people from persecution to a new Zion in the American West. He stood against those who opposed him with the strength afforded by his unshakable faith in God. Hit the pioneer trail with one of the most compelling figures in American history. Brigham Young earned the name "the American Moses" for leading his people to a new home in Utah far from the prejudice and intolerance of Missouri and Illinois. Once there he directed the creation of a thriving city out of this harsh Western wasteland and wielded absolute authority for thirty years. BIOGRAPHY explores the remarkable life of this famed pioneer from his childhood in New England to his stands against the federal government. Mormon historians tell how he took control over the church after the assassination of founder Joseph Smith and reveal the details of his personal life he had 25 wives and over 50 children! Join BIOGRAPHY for the saga of Brigham Young a story of perseverance courage and resolute faith in God.