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Amish By: Ivan Roussanov and Ethan Stroeve. Origin ● When: Founded around 1644 to 1720 ● Who:Created by Jacob Amman ● Where: Switzerland.

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1 Amish By: 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 Religion The 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 Structure The amish are an autonomous structure because no one is above anyone else.

6 Diffusion The Diffusion of the amish started in switzerland where it then spread by relocation diffusion through North America.

7 Distribution The 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 places The 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


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