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1 By: Ivan Roussanov and Ethan Stroeve AmishBy: Ivan Roussanov and Ethan Stroeve
2 Origin When: Founded around 1644 to 1720 Who:Created by Jacob Amman Where: Switzerland
3 Beliefs Self help:Everyone works together and help each other. Separate: believe it is important to stay separated and have a small community.Simplicity:Avoid anything with pride and enjoyment of power.Harmony:Believe that god is pleased when people work in harmony with nature.Tech:Believe that technology would ruin their community.
4 ReligionThe amish are neither ethnic or universal because they derive from christianity which is universal but to be a part of the amish you have to live their lifestyle.
5 StructureThe amish are an autonomous structure because no one is above anyone else.
6 DiffusionThe Diffusion of the amish started in switzerland where it then spread by relocation diffusion through North America.
7 DistributionThe amish are distributed throughout north america clustered towards the north east. The amish originated in europe but there are no more amish communities left there.
8 Sacred placesThe amish churches are the only sacred places for the amish people.
9 Citations"The Amish." BBC News. BBC, 23 June Web. 5 Dec <http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/christianity/subdivisions/amish_1.shtml>.Robinson, B.A. "The Amish: History, Beliefs, Practices, Conflicts, Etc." THE AMISH: History, Beliefs, Practices, Etc. 8 Aug Web. 5 Dec <http://www.religioustolerance.org/amish.htm>."Who Leads the Amish Church?" Amish America Who Leads the Amish Church Comments. AMISH AMERICA. Web. 5 Dec <http://amishamerica.com/who-leads-the-amish-church/>."Amish Settlements Through Time." Amish Settlements Home. Web. 5 Dec <http://digitalunion.osu.edu/r2/summer07/eellis/>.