Reconciliation Between Two Communities
Posted on : 08-14-2016 By : Samantha Pointer
The Amish have had a tumultuous past as a religious and ethnic minority in rural Pennsylvania, especially in Lancaster County which has the highest population of Mennonites. The Amish have always been peaceful, as part of their dedication to pacifism as part of their religious doctrine. However, that does not mean they are completely innocent in past crimes. The Native American tribes of Pennsylvania were systematically mistreated, discriminated against, and had land taken from them. This dark past, however, has seen a shining future in the gathering of these two…
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