Amish People: Who Are They?

Because the Amish are so different from most Americans today, many people wonder if the Amish people from a foreign country? The answer to that question is “Yes and no.” The ancestors of nearly all of the Amish in America were here before the American Revolution. So in one sense, the Amish people are more American than the vast majority of U. S. citizens. After all, how many of us have ancestors who settled in America decades before the American Revolution? However, in some aspects, the Amish people bear some resemblances to new immigrants from a foreign land. Except for a few American converts,... 

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Amish Quilts

Why are Amish quilts so fascinating today? Maybe it’s the simplicity and peace that are visible in the lives of Amish people. Or... 

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Amish quilts

Amish Quilts

Why are Amish quilts so fascinating today? Maybe it’s the simplicity and peace that are visible in the lives of Amish people. Or... 

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Amish business

Why Amish Businesses Rarely Fail

America’s most successful business people are not Internet gurus or the ones who launch new franchises. Rather, they are the Amish. According... 

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Amish books

Amish Books

If you would like to learn more about the Amish, we carry a number of hand-picked books written either by Amish people or by Mennonite... 

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