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Still shot from the movie: The Work and The Glory II: American Zion.

The Work and The Glory II: American Zion

Based on historical accounts of the religious persecution endured by members of the Mormon Church in 19th century America, this movie focuses on the fictional Steed family and the trials of faith they encounter as they seek for a place to build their Zion. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B+
Violence: C
Sexual Content: A
Language: A
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Theater Release: 20 Oct 2005
Video Release: 11 May 2006
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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After watching a movie with your children or students, we encourage parents and teachers to look for education opportunities to teach with movies. Here are a few discussion topics that can help with lesson plans or teaching in the home.

To learn more about the history of Joseph Smith, the founder of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, check out the church’s official website.

Tar and feathering, which is depicted in this film, was a fairly common form of public humiliation at the time. You can learn more about this practice here.

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