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Amish refers to an assembly of Christian church fellowships known for their plain dress, simple living, reluctance to adopt the conveniences of modern technology, and refusal to perform any kind of military service.
There is an Amish bakery in Cleveland, GA.
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The Amish believe in God. They follow the rules of the Ordung. They read from the Bible and go to church every Sunday. The Amish is a religion. On a daily basis they do house cleaning, baking, cooking, farming,farm chores, eat, read, the children do schoolwork, sew, knit, make quilts, milk cows, …
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Amish are a type of people that live in their own communities seperate from the traditional society. Most live on farms. Each community has a "rulebook" that is more or less strict depending on the community, called an Ordnung. They go to church and sing hymns. Their food is homemade. Most don't use…
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The Pennsylvania Dutch settlers came from the Southwestern part of what is now Germany and Northern Switzerland. During the 17th century they fled Europe because they (being Anabaptist) were persecuted.
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People whose values differ from those of main stream society
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Nearly all amish can be traced back to a small group of immigrants. Given the nature of their closed community, they share many common ancestors. With very few outsiders joining the Amish community, they lack the diversity to marry anyone who is not in someway related to them. As a result they suffe…
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Yes. They have been intermarrying many hundreds of years. No one can say for sure, how long the practice goes back, but it goes back before they migrated to America from Europe. They were a small religious group of already related, Jesus believing Jews, that have continued to marry amongst each othe…
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There is a site listed in the discussion area.
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Amish men and women can leave their community when the reach adulthood (usually 18) if they choose to do so. They will leave the community and most often not be allowed back, even to visit. however, more than 85% choose to stay Amish
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The Amish have no problem with electricity, but they worry about what electricity can bring to their homes, such as radio, television, and other things that may connect them with the people they consider "outsiders." They want to be as little connected with "outsiders" as possible. However, some Ami…
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Materialism.
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No, they are Christians who believe in Jesus Christ as Lord and Saviour who has already been on earth, which is quite different from Jewish beliefs. From a historic perspective, all Christians churches (including Amish) had their earliest origin in Judaism, from which there developed Catholicism, …
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No, Amish and Jews are not the same. The Amish are a Christian sect and have no ties to Judaism at all. Until somewhat recently, in fact, the Amish were strong supersessionists meaning that they believed that Christianity replaced Judaism and that Judaism was no longer a valid path to G-d. The Amish…
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Yes, there is an Amish community in Phoenix. They mostly live in a couple of little pockets of the area known as "Sunnyslope" and are for the most part just snowbirds, here for the winter just like so many other people. I do not think there are any old order Amish but they are Amish none the less. T…
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The people called "Pennsylvania Dutch" were settlers from Germany that set up homesteads in eastern and central Pennsylvania. The word for German is Deutsch, so when people asked them were they were from, the English heard 'Dutch' and assumed they were from Holland, e.g. English speaking folks thoug…
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Good Table MannersThe host and hostess (giving the dinner) generally sit at each end of the table. In some cases if there are grandparents or great grandparents and depending on the culture they will sit at each end of the table. If the dinner is fancy and there will be soup, salad and a main course…
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I'm afraid to inform you. The Amish people never took photos or at least ones that were posed, even today. So to have possession of a picture when their ways were more definite and more strict and even strong to their beliefs would be nearly impossible.
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The Amish are members of a conservative Christian religious sect that is an off-shoot of the Mennonite religion. The key concepts of this religion are the rejection of pride and a high value placed on humility. They do not use modern conveniences such as electricity because they fear it will cause…
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The Pennsylvania Dutch are the descendants of 17th century German immigrants primarily living in southeastern Pennsylvania. The word Dutch is a corruption of Deitsch (compare Deutsch) and refers to Germans, not the Dutch.
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Amish people are people who only have Amish friends , really religious, they stay in an Amish community, and have no electric or electronics.
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They spoke a dialect of West Central German (and a few still do, within their communities). The "Pennsylvania Dutch" were Germans from the Palatinate and western Switzerland. The English colonists began calling them "Pennsylvania Dutch" because the word for German (in German) is "Deutcsh". While is…
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William Penn found Pennsylvania in 1682. Pennsylvania was known as Penn's Woods or Penn's Forest. The first part "Penn" is for William Penn, and "sylvania" is the word for forest. So basically, it was Penn's Woods or Penn's Forest.
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It means marrying someone outside your own kind.
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Yes...I you have any doubt, watch "Breaking Amish" on TLC.
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Yes. Their first language is Pennsylvania Dutch- (a dialect of German). They speak only this language until they get to be around six at the time they start school. Then they begin to learn English.
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About 300,000 to 400,000 Amish live in the US. There are more Amish people in other countries
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Well when I was a kid I played computer games alot. My parents were right about somethings on computer games but some of what they said was a little out there. But in my opinion computer games are'nt bad for kids but play in moderation --- I did play a lot of games when I was little too. It is pl…
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Yes, just divide the called ingredients by 3.
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It would all depend on the person.
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In 1693 Swiss Mennonites lead by Jacob Amman formed the Amish. Amman and his followers left the Mennonites because they believed that the Mennonites were falling away from the teachings of the Dordrecht Confession of faith, particularly the practice of shunning. They also differed over other matter…
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One answer: The Amish prefer not to use modern energy resources.  Another answer:There are several Amish churches, and some do not conform to the traditional outsider view of the Amish. Some are conservative and others more liberal. The Old Order Amish live in rural communities in North Americ…
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That would have to be Witness, of course. It also won an Academy Award for Editing.
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The Amish are a stricter branch of Mennonite fellowships, which began with a separation from Alsatian Anabaptists (Swiss Brethren) in 1693, led by Jakob Ammann. In the early 1700's, a significant number of Amish , as well as other Mennonites, emigrated to Pennsylvania, in reaction to religious perse…
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United States (notably Ohio, Pennsylvania and Indiana) Canada (notably Ontario)
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Most Amish speak Pennsylvania Dutch. Almost all Amish can understand and speak English. In church the sermons are spoke in German.
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The Amish usually wear only dark colors. Burgundy, brown, green, etc. The men wear white shirts for sunday, weddings, and visiting. the women wear light colored dresses, lavendar, etc, with white aprons for church, weddings, and visiting. The men and boys wear black pants on a normal day. There shir…
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An Allusion is a reference, direct or indirect to someone, or something, outside a literary work. Amish Paradise is an Allusion because it is a parody of the original song "Gangsta's Paradise."
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The Amish people originally migrated from Switzerland, France and Germany.
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The Amish people are traditionalist Christians. The Amish submit to the will of Jesus, and are not a forward people, believing that pride, arrogance, and haughtiness are sins. The scripture at their services is the translation by Martin Luther, and is either read or recited from memory.
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Technically, anyone can become Amish, including an Englishman, though it is considered a difficult process. There are approximately 251,000 Amish people in the United States and Canada.
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The Amish attitude toward modern appliances is that they are totally unnecessary. The Amish believe that hard manual labor and a sense of community is what leads to a fulfilling life without the need for modern appliances.
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They don't believe in using such things because they feel it creates vanity and competition throughout their community. They are afraid that once they let things like electricity in their community, people will start trying to be better then others.
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The Amish believe that shunning is biblical and base the practice on various scriptures. Shunning is done when an Amish member disobeys church laws and doesn't change their ways.
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The Amish came to America from Europe seeking religious freedom. The Amish first appeared in America in the early 1700's.
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Love is sacrificial, love is love. If you truly love him, you will do the best for him. Do you want to marry? That's what people in love usually should do. Respect his religion and do not get him in trouble. If you want to marry him maybe you should turn Amish too. You cannot become Amish. He would…
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Amish people generally live in settlements far away from large towns, so that they might enjoy their simple lifestyle in peace. The highest concentration of Amish people is in Ohio, followed shortly by Pennsylvania and Indiana.
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They can, they typically don't though.
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Yes, just like an Amish person - or anyone else - could join the LDS church.
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Well, you could just drop by Jakey's Amish Barbeque in Ronks, Pa (Behind Dutch Haven) where the kids' meals are just $4.99 (each), and all you have to do is look fer the windmill. See the related link below some recipes.
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Yes, you can freeze Amish bread. I just ate the last two slices of Amish bread that I baked the first week in January. I put ywo loaves in the freezer about two days after I had baked it. I took it out about a week ago in April, it was just as good as when I first baked it, in fact Amish bread taste…
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Some do, some don't. There is nothing that says they can't, just like, some Enlish vote, some don't.
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This would generally only be acceptable if there were only other females present, for example if the pool was privately booked. This is because of their concerns about modesty. This would apply equally to males.
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Some taxes, they do allot to avoid paying taxes, they do pay most of same taxes that we do!But depending on the group and the laws of their area, they can avoid paying a number taxes, most do not pay Social Security and often do not report all income.They often use trade amongst each other for goods…
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Even they don't know. Only married Amish men have beards, but no moustaches. Beards are considered a symbol of age and wisdom.
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Yes, the Amish do ride horses, but mostly they use buggies for their transportation.
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The Amish Church arose after a schism between the Swiss and Anabaptists arose in 1693. Led by Joseph Amman, the dissenters became known as the Amish. They immigrated to Pennsylvania in the early 18th century along with the Mennonites.
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They live their life exactly the same as ultra orthodox Jews, as that is what they are from their ancestry roots, but they believe in Jesus and no longer practice Jewish rituals.This means they live a simple life, what is termed plain people, supposedly with far less modern technology.A couple decad…
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There are more than 100,000,000 bibles world wide.
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There is no consensus on exactly where the Amish fit within Christianity: -Some consider them conservative Protestants.-Most Amish would probably consider themselves to be Anabaptists-J Gordon Melton, head of the Institute for the Study of American Religion, classifies them as part of the European F…
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Technically, no. All of the old order amish moved to North America, however, there are some beachy amish settlements still in Europe. Although beachy amish are very different from old order amish.
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There are many states in the United States that have Amish communities. A few of the states are Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Kentucky, Missouri, and Kansas.
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The Amish live in many states, such as Towns in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, and Ohio. These are the main States they probably live in many US states.
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Most of the Amish live in southeast Pennsylvania, but there are areas in Canada and the Midwest that the Amish have settled in as well. The most famous region they live in is Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
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Many old and new order Amish youth wear Hollister.
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Fall and winter Amish will marry during these seasons not because it is a requirement of their faith, but rather as a matter of practicality. Although not every Amish family owns a farm as their livelihood they are still a farming based community. Fall and winter are the most practical seasons in w…
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Yes there are. Near the town of Plumas MB.
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The Amish are famous for many crafts.?æ They build barns, homes, furniture, wagons, almost any woodcraft, raise many different animals.?æ The woman grown and bake many foods, and quilts. Many Amish make extra to sell.
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Members of the Amish community would pay the same taxes as any normal citizen, with the exception of Social Security and Medicare taxes. The receive an exemption from paying these taxes by completing the IRS form provided at the attached link. Because as a community they faithfully care for their ow…
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Amish have limited set of clothes, so new clothes are good clothes, as good clothes get worn they become their work clothes.-So Amish do not have pair clothes, in general just for church services, weddings, and funerals.-What they use is their newest clothes, sparingly at first, for special occasion…
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The Last average estimated I heard, was are around 300,000 members and growing. But because of centuries of intermarrying, there is the compounding factor of genetic diseases, which some theorize will cause a collapse of Amish people in near generations to come.
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Adding salt to bread dough controls the action of the yeast and improves the flavor. Bread made without salt will have a coarser texture and a blander flavor than bread made with salt.
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Well, they believe in long skirts and dresses plus they believe in no modern stuff and they don't divorce, they don't wear makeup, they don't have electricity, they don't have cars, and they believe that works will get u to heaven You really should check the related link below for more information.
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Amish are monotheistic as are other Christian groups.
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Although discouraged, smoking is often not strictly prohibited. As a result, smoking is practiced by some Amish men and youth.
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The Amish people are Swiss and German. They typically speak a German dialect until they attend school, then they are taught English and German. Usually about the age of six. Answer2: The Amish are descendants of a group of 17th-century Anabaptists. Their name derives from their leader, Jacob Amman,…
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Amish people are known best for living a very simple life free of electricity. They ride in horse and buggy instead of in automobiles. The main occupation of the Amish is farming. The Amish use manual plows instead of tractors to tend the fields. They do not watch TV or use any electricity inside of…
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Same kind as you and I do, most are middle class large farm stick built houses, but some young married couples will live in trailers to Begin with.-Some these farm homes, can have many additional section to increase size of house, to accommodated larger number of children and extended elderly parent…
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They believe it is sin to go against tradition and the bishop. The bishop says the way it's going to be, and they follow. Like puppets on strings. I've talked to many Amish people. I've lived around them all my life. They don't know why they do a lot of the things they do. If you were to ask an Ami…
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They can talk with the "English" (non-Amish) all they want.
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Well they churn butter for fun.
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Amish people usually live in.. Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Ohio, all states in the USA!
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I think you can if you are willing and ready to sacrifice all modern convinces and live the 18th century style of living You can, you must be willing to live that way. The Amish are very cautious about it. The bishops, deacons, and preachers will normally have someone live that way before baptizing…
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Pennsylvania Dutch refers to the Amish, Mennonite, and those who also have a Pennsylvania dutch heritage, but may not be a part of the Amish or Mennonite community.
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No, James isn't Amish. To anyone familiar with the Amish the fact that James is on a television show says instantly that he couldn't possibly be Amish. If more proof were needed his clothing is "English" (non-Amish) and he's in high school. Amish only educate their children up to the 8th grade. Fina…
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If different recipes or types of cakes all fall in the center, I assume they are not done. Do you check with a toothpick before removing them? Most ovens are a little off when it comes to temperature and the time suggested for baking is an estimate. Try increasing the temperature a few degrees, or l…
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Pennsylvania, Indiana and Ohio.
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well they're people hope this helps!
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