As a general rule, no, Amish do not pull out all their teeth.
The Pennsylvania Dutch came to North America in the 18th century primarily from the western regions of the Holy Roman Empire (now Germany, Holland and Belgium)
Of course they do, they brush their teeth every morning.
Do they know how to brush properly, and adequately brush their gums and tong, probably not.
Nor do most of them spend money for dental work, and their teeth can be in very bad condition, because of the neglect.
No, they usually resort to a piece of torn bedcloth for their menstrual needs.
It's known as Scrapple.
I believe the town of Yoder (classic Amish name) was settled by Amish. I also recently saw some Amish settlement in southern Colorado near Westcliffe and Alamosa.
Amish people back then lived in Georgia, yes. But not only Georgia, but all over, especially the East coast, where they were closest to their homeland. Now not many Amish people live here.
Country Bake Shoppe. This amazing bakery is located at 951 Helen Highway in Cleveland. Open Tuesday through Saturday from 8:00 to 5:30. (Many people mistake it for an Amish bakery, but it is actually German Baptist.) Their cinnamon rolls are out of this world!
This used to be the best bakeshop around but lately, they seem to be producing inferior baked goods. I think they're cutting back on the very ingredients that made their rolls, breads, and cakes superior to others. So very sad. :(
Since the Amish settled in Pennsylvania, and eschew modern transportation, it would be doubtful that there are any Amish some 2500 miles away in California. However, since they do not use the Internet, it would be impossible to rule it out.
Yes, they were Farmers from Germany and because the land of southeastern Pennsylvania looks like the part of southern Germany they are from they settled there.
The main ingredient for Pa. Dutch pepper-pot is beef tripe. There are many variations in the other ingredients depending on the tastes of the cook but I make a simple version that in addition to the tripe contains; celery, onion, potato, onion, carrot, salt, pepper pods and black pepper.
Some recipes eschew the use of tomatoes but I still prefer to add a bit of tomato paste. I prefer smooth tripe (rumen) which must be cooked for hours to render it tender. Some cooks also add beef stew meat or soup bones.
"Großmutter" is the correct High German term for grandmother.
But colloquial term "Oma" (grandma) and the diminutive "Omi" (granny) are more common.
Wilkom is a Pennsylvania Dutch equivalent of 'Welcome'. Such is the name of the language, because of the geographic range of its occurrence. For example, there are communities in such areas of Pennsylvania as Lancaster County where it has been passed down through generations of Amish families.
Old Order Amish define themselves as horse and buggy people. As a result they need pasture and land sufficent for keeping a horse. Some communities do not allow members to reside in town, viewing town life as inconsistant with Amish values. Some communities do allow memebers to live in town. In my town of Shipshewana, Indiana there are many Amish individuals residing in town. Many are unmarried girls who work in the local tourism industry and do not keep a horse, but rather ride a bicycle.
Amish turkey is a dish the Amish make for their weddings. It is bread cubes and turkey ( or chicken) mixed with eggs, turkey broth, onions celery and is made in the oven. We make gravy and serve with it or the Amish make creamed celery as a side dish.
The statement is not true. Anthropologists study all human cultures.
they were most welcome in Delaware.
Most crimes are not reported, it imposable to even give a estimate, or even give a good guess!
Because the Amish do not have as many legal and illegal vices, I believe from some of my own limited few experience with them, there are less minor misdemeanor crimes.
But from what I have heard as rumors, and the fact that there is no serous punishment for serous and repeat offenses, I can only assume as much or more serous felony crimes occur that elders cover up.
The Amish have a very high rate of child farm accidents, there has always been a debate whether these Amish parents, should be held more responsible which they are not by their Amish community or elders.
explain why the Amish are considered by sociologists as a subculture and not as a counterculture.
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.