Larry Mcmurtry's Oh What A Slaughter Summary

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In the planet, there are different kinds of people who have been co-existing together over the years. The settlement of people in the world is such that different people who come from one tribe tend to settle in a given region where they live together peacefully and carry on with their daily day-to-day activities to improve their livelihoods. However, people from different parts of the world develop some differences between them that result in conflicts among them in some instances. Conflicts can be at different levels such as community conflicts, national conflicts regional conflicts or even global conflicts. The effects of conflicts among people are usually felt by each and every person in the community, and they are usually…show more content…
The book Oh What a Slaughter, written by Larry McMurtry is one of the written documents that explains the true stories of the West most terrible massacres that ever happened in the past. The book entails the mountain meadow massacre that happened back in the year 1857. During this massacre, Mormons who are the members of the Church of Jesus Christ of the later day of the saints engage in the killing of innocent people. The Mormons…show more content…
The book explains vividly the slaughtering tragedy where the American and the Indians are killing each other without mercy. In this book, the author gives a clear thesis of the events that happen. He develops the story well from the point where the families from Arkansas move through the Utah territory during the Utah War conflict. They arrive at Salt Lake City and eventually stopping to rest at mountain meadows where they are attacked by the militia leaders. The author tries to put the bigger picture in the mind of the reader so that one can understand that the attacks are made due to intruding in other people's
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