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Amish - Wikipedia

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The Amish are a group of traditionalist Christian church fellowships with Swiss Anabaptist ... The history of the Amish church began with a schism in Switzerland within a group of Swiss and Alsatian...

Pennsylvania Amish History & Beliefs | Story of the Plain Amish in ...

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Learn about Pennsylvania Amish history & traditional beliefs. The community of Plain Amish in Pennsylvania is the oldest & largest Amish community in the ...

Timeline . The Amish . American Experience . WGBH | PBS

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Although the first Amish arrived in America in the mid 1700s, the European ... They began thriving after mid 20th century and, today, their population has swelled to more than a quarter of a million people in ... America's Historical Newspapers.

Amish - History, Significant immigration waves, Settlement patterns ...

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In 1998, for example, two Amish men in Lancaster County were charged with selling cocaine to other young people in their community. And in 1999, as many as ...

History of the Amish Settlements and Orders in America - Pittsburgh

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The Amish people in America are an old religious sect, direct descendants of the Anabaptists of sixteenth-century Europe. Not to be confused with the term ...

Amish History - Exploring Amish Country

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Amish history tells the story of a faithful people whose enduring culture was forged in fires of hardship and persecution.

Amish - ReligionFacts

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Mar 17, 2015 ... Cambridge Illustrated History of Religions ... Recently the Amish people have become known to many through reality television programs.

The Amish: 10 things you might not know - USA Today

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Aug 16, 2014 ... History The Amish have been in America for a long time. The first ones ... property , sales, estate, corporate, school — that other people do.

History of the Amish - Amish Woodworks

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Most Old Order Amish people speak Pennsylvania German in the home, with the exception of several areas in the Midwest, where a variety of Swiss German ...

History of the Amish: Revised And Updated: Steven M. Nolt ...

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This book brings together for the first time in one volume a thorough history of the Amish people. From their beginnings in Europe through their settlement in ...

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THE AMISH: history, beliefs, practices, etc. - Religious tolerance

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Aug 8, 2004 ... The Amish: history, beliefs, practices, conflicts, diseases, etc. ... This is a loving portrait, warts and all, of an often-misunderstood people.

Amish History - LancasterPA.com

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The history of the Amish & Mennonites of Lancaster County, PA, from their early ... The Plain People trace their origin back to the Protestant Reformation in ...

Origins of the Old Order Amish

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Dec 27, 1997 ... The Amish, called "The Plain People" or Old Order Amish, originated in Switzerland about l525. They came from a division of the Mennonites or ...