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33 Facts About The Amish Everyone Should Know

Children’s Educations End At The 8th Grade Level

Boys will pick a trade to go into, and girls are all pre-destined to be housewives. Because of this, they see no need for an education past the 8th grade level.

#1. 33 facts what the Amish population stands for and how they live

When it comes to the Amish, most people only have general ideas of what these communities are really like. We found 33 facts that will help you better understand what the Amish population stands for and how they live.

#2. Women Are Considered Second Class Citizens

As their tradition and old-fashioned thinking dictates, women are treated as second class citizens. This means girls are only destined to become housewives to cook, clean, and raise children.

#3. Amish yearly growth rate of 3.6%

Because Amish get married so young and have so many children, their communities actually see a yearly growth rate of 3.6%!

#4. The Amish Are Known For Their Beards, But Never Have Mustaches

Amish men have beards, but no mustaches because of what the facial hair represents. Mustaches were once seen as a sign of wealth and military, and the communities wanted nothing to do with either.

#5. Their Modesty Extends To Their Opinions Of Others

The Amish are not arrogant people, as they see that as a sin. This being so, they do not judge or condemn people of the modern world for their lifestyle choices.


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