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Unformatted text preview: They also dont involve them selves with the government in any way, they dont join the military, apply for social security or take part in other government oriented things. The modern day Amish are descendants of Swiss Anabaptist Christians, which is where many Mennonites descend from. The first Amish migrated to Pennsylvania in the 18 th century. They are related to the Mennonites because they are actually descendants of this group. They also usually speak a dialect known as Pennsylvanian Dutch. They still retain not using modern day anything. And the plain dress and the labor and great work ethic of there ancestors. They still believe and practice in the same manner as there ancestors. They also farm and eat the food that they make themselves like there ancestors did. Amish kids attend Amish and not regular public schools. These schools are usually one room schools where they focus on the basics such as reading writing and arithmetic....
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This note was uploaded on 05/29/2008 for the course ANTHRO 103 taught by Professor Malley during the Spring '08 term at College of the Atlantic.
- Spring '08