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This is an overview of Lancaster Pennsylvania, which is home to one of the countries
largest Amish communities. There are many facets to this website from the history of the
Amish people to how their church services are devised. As you work through this site try
to come to come to some visualization of what its like to live in this community.

http://www.800padutch.com/amish.shtml

Please read the opening The Amish & the Plain People. This may take a few minutes.

   1. Describe the role of religion in the typical old order Amish family.
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   2. At the bottom of this article it says: With our society's current interest in
      restoring 'family values', much can be learned from studying the Amish
      way of life. What can be learned from the Amish family values?
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At the bottom of this page there is a listing of different web links. Select the length that
says The History of the Amish & Mennonites. Now answer the following questions.

   3. Religiously, what does the Amish faith derive from?
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   4. How does banning or shunning fit into being Amish?
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   5. Explain how the Amish differ from the Mennonites?
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Now select two other topics off of the web links to learn about.

   6. What do you find most interesting about this Amish/Mennonite behavior? How
      does it relate to our study of Sociology?
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   7. What do you find most interesting about this Amish/Mennonite behavior? How
      does it relate to our study of Sociology?
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   8. What aspects of our culture do you see in the Amish and Mennonite culture?
      Remember (ethnocentric, symbols, values, sanctions, cultural universals)
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