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  • Very Basic Ways Of The Amish
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    Ezikeal Yoder was born in a basic Amish community some where in Pennsylvania with Amish parents that absolutely hated the Amish life style. In this town of quilt ville Ezikeal parents Jacob and Olga treated him with very un-strict Amish rules they each had a little bit of different views for there son. Jacob wanted him to be live outside of the Amish community. Olga always wanted him to have a better education than work ethic. Both Jacob and Olga did agreed on wanting there son Ezikeal to make h...
  • Nice Living In An Amish Paradise
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    The Amish, who are also called "The Plain People" or Old Order Amish, originated in Switzerland in approximately 1525. They originated from a movement called the Anabaptist movement. Jacob Amman was the leader. This happened during the reformation in the 16th Century Europe. They believed in holding on to traditions and keeping themselves separated from the world. He was stricter about this than other Anabaptists of that time. The Anabaptists were against the union of church and state and also a...
  • Amish Communities
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    Amish Documentary. Title: The Amish Date: 12/23/04 Time: 12: 30 Library: West Linn Public Library II. I have heard very little of the Amish people. I always seem to hear jokes made about them and conversations about how crazy they are for not using electricity. I decided that I actually wanted to learn about them to test the validity of the comments I hear.. Besides the fact that Amish where black, flat hats and don't use electricity, I know nothing about the Amish. IV. In this documentary the f...
  • Amish Community With Rachel
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    Communication is more than just words Oral Communications 100 Wednesday, April 27, 2005 When one sense is diminished, another is magnified, but can it ever truly be compensated? In some instances, yes however, when addressing the ability to communicate, there are two senses, that when absent hinders the communication process: sight and touch. Communication is more than just words. In an effort to explore this idea further, we will look at the movie "Witness". The movie, starring Harrison Ford an...
  • Culture And Tradition Of The Amish
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    The Amish the "Plain People " My article is on the Amish Community and their vague and simplified way of life. Most of my essay will emphasize the culture and tradition of the Amish. According to the Pennsylvania, Dutch Country Welcome Center", The Amish are a religious group who live in the settlements in 22 states and in Ontario Canada. The oldest groups of old order Amish, about 16- to 18,000 live in Lancaster County PA. These people stress humility, family and separation from the rest of the...
  • Amish Cultures
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    What is it that makes a culture of people separate themselves from the world and everything that it has to offer. Some people think that it is because they do not like the direction the world is heading in. Others believe that society does not accept them for the person that they want to be. But in some cases the reason is as simple as religion. The Amish is a perfect example of a traditional culture that has sustained themselves in America for over three hundred years. Their belief in the bible...
  • Amish Isolation In The Contemporary Society
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    How does the film Witness explore isolation and violence? In your answer, you should refer closely to at least two scenes and explore the ideas, forms and cinematic language used in the film. In the film 'Witness', Peter Weir illustrates the clash of two worlds. Weir's main purpose in this film is to show the division of societies, juxtaposing the Amish society with the contemporary society. Weir explores the main themes of isolation and violence between the two societies. Weir depicts his admir...
  • Amish Religion
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    State of Wisconsin vs. Yoder 406 U.S. 205 (1972) Legal Brief FACTS: State of Wisconsin vs. Yoder represents a case challenging the Compulsory Education Law of Wisconsin. The Law of the State of Wisconsin states that children are mandated to attend school until the age of 16. In this case, three Amish men from two separate Amish sects living within the same community, brought their concerns of preserving their faith and community forward. A common legal question binds the plaintiffs: Whether, und...
  • Being Their Strong Beliefs
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    The Amish have maintained their identity for centuries. Do you think they will be able to continue to do this? Give reasons for your answer. We part from the premise that identity refers to distinctiveness from others, to certain individuality or uniqueness that makes a person or a group different from the rest. The Amish have certainly demonstrated that they have very specific personality traits as well as self-characteristics, which distinguish them from society. In response to the question; Y...
  • Trackton And The Amish Communities
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    Fishman depictions of the Amish and Heaths portrayal of the people of Trackton are similar. The Amish and people of Trackton are similar by the implied meanings of reading and writing, the absence of literary enforcement and importance, and the literary correlation of distribution of power. The Amish, when first teaching their children to read, would not necessarily sit down and help their children sound out words; rather, they would take them to church and expect them to memorize church hymnals...

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