The History of the Amish and Their Unique Way of Life

By Penny Chavers
Amish Horse and Buggy. Source: (exploreminnesota.com)

The Amish people and their way of life may seem to be a bit too strict, particularly with modern society today; but the history and culture of the Amish is really quite fascinating. The simplicity of their ways actually leads to less stressful lives than those who live in a fast-paced society that requires so much time and attention. An example of the slow pace of the Amish is that their only means of transportation is the horse and buggy; therefore, there is no getting in a hurry to be someplace.