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All About the Amish

CUSTOMARY CLOTHING MOST COMMON •OHIO All About INDIANA •PENNSYLVANIA *ONTARIO THE AMISH AKA ANABAPTISTS •CONSERVATIVE PROTESTANTS Total Population 249,000 ELECTRICITY TELEPHONE MODERN TOOLS WELFARE SOCIAL SECURITY AUTOMOBILES CAMERAS AMISH in the MOVIES Witness, Devil's Playground, For Richer or Poorer, Saving Sarah Cain, Plain Truth, The Silk Code, Sex Drive, Kingpin, Route 3O, The Shunning ORDNUNG 3500- 5000 Married men are expected to grow a beard but shave their upper lip. Amish "Blueprint" for Expected Behavior. PERCENT WHO ATTEND HIGH SCHOOL PER DAY CALORIC REQUIREMENTS FOR AN AMISH BARNRAISER RUMSPRINGA "Running Around" -A period for some Amish between the ages of 16 & 18 when they leave the community and engage in courtship. Most return to the church and become baptised. Some leave the community forever, choosing to "dress English' and adopt modern lifestyles. Makes for great reality TV. 7-9% AVERAGE / CHILOREN 44 18-19. CHILDREN 141 MARRIAGE AGE Sources: Wikipedia, AmishNet, Flickr, IMDB, Google Maps,

All About the Amish

shared by mossandfog on Dec 06
Ahh, the Amish. The small, yet strong and defiant community of religious extremists who live in the Midwest. No electricity, no problem!


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