Two Very Different Peoples: the Amish and Oneidas
... Very Different Peoples: the Amish and Oneidas
There are many different factors that distinguish people from one another. Within a country, state or even city, people are not uniform, but instead represent a wide range of different cultures, beliefs, histories as well as many other factors. Within America there are many different groups, such as racial groups: Hispanic, African-American, Asian, Native American and ‘White’ American. While these groups intermingle with one another, there are other groups that maintain their distinction, internally reinforcing their differences. Two examples of such groups are the Amish and the Oneida. This essay examines these two specific groups, consideri...