The Amish

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Handout: 23.6.1999 The Amish Origins: Anabaptist movement in the early 16th century After 1536: They are called the Mennonites, because of the leadership of Menno Simons 1693 the Amish are founded by Jacob Amman Early 18th century: first amish settlers in Pennsylvania Today live approximately 150 000 Amish people in 22 states of the USA and Ontario, Canada Best known amish community in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Amish way of life: Completely secluded from the non-Amish world Plain lifestyle: - Tractors and cars are forbidden - No telephones allowed, only commonly used pay-phones - Electricity only from batteries - Computers are forbidden very hard work Community as a family Amish rules of dressing:- Women and girls: long sleeves, full skirt, hair as a bun, bonnet - Men and boys: ...

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