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Amish People, Life, and Culture

These sites describe the day-to-day life of the Amish culture. Learn about their history and beliefs. Some sites include recipes or instructions for making crafts. Most sites include images.


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This page is mostly text but gives a good description and some basic history of the Amish. NOTE: This site contains ads and sponsored links.
This page is a list of questions commonly asked about the Amish and their lifestyle. NOTE: This site contains sponsored links.
This is a timeline of German history in America from the Library of Congress website. Click on the 'Amish' link for a large image of an elderly Amish couple in the 1940s.
This page tells how one third grade class worked together to make a quilt.
This student-created website provides information about a way of Amish life from students' research. Includes an interview with Amish comedian and recipes of Amish dishes.
This is a commercial site selling photography. It has lots of images of Amish people, life, and culture. NOTE: The site includes ads.
Learn the history, lifestyle, and see photos of the Old Order Amish.
These links offer short articles about the Amish. The site says these have been checked for accuracy with Amish people.
This site compiles recipes of Amish foods. NOTE: This site contains ads.
This is an interview excerpt with a researcher about health of the Amish people. Find out about how their lifestyles affect their health.
This site provides information about buggies photos, facts, and accidents. Includes information about Amish schools, tidbits, trivia, and recommended Amish readings. Note: This site includes ads and pop-up.
Print out the quilt template and color it. NOTE: This site includes ads.
Here is another quilt template that you can color. NOTE: This site includes ads.
Here is a brief overview of Amish society, a few quick facts, and color photos.
Here is a more detailed profile of Amish life. Includes audio files and pictures. NOTE: Reading level may be too advanced for younger students, but there is valuable background information for educators.

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