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- I choose this topic because I think it is interesting to know how the Amish lifestyle is in proportion to our way of life. I would like to know something about what it is like to be an Amish teenager.

- As a Christian group was formed in the year 1693. They are Anabaptists and believed in baptizing adults. These peoples got called Mennonites; Later gave a man, who was called Jacob Amman the Mennonites, a new name: Amish. The Amish originated from the Anabaptist movement in Switzerland. Jacob Amman was the leader for the group. They emigrate all the way from Switzerland to America. Amish people live in small communities around Canada. Today, there are many Amish people living in over twenty five American states. The most live in Pennsylvania, Ohio and Indiana. Their language was called Pennsylvania. They speak English with a German dialect called Pennsylvania Dutch.
- The Amish don’t go in wars, and use weapons. They life without electronic, I couldn’t represent a life without electronic. Well, they get more jobs, but the mobile, television and computer is too cool to be without. I couldn’t manage to be an Amish, if I should be it. It is just that simple and boring life. Just look at their boring and simple clothes. I think we had a much better life. In the Amish life they sometimes shall take the work, like their spare time. We are free, and that include both our work but also our spear time with sport and friends.
They are also forced to be religious, and again are we free to choose our own decisions. I don’t know how long time the Amish can, but a time I think they will begin to use things from the modern life. Like electronic or cars. There can go many years, but they can’t stay unconnected with the world the whole time. One thing I like with the Amish Is the community. They have very good friendships and they often help each…...

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