Where do the Amishes originate from?

the Netherlands
Germany
Switzerland
Sweden
The history of the Amish church began with a schism within a small group of Swiss An­abap­tists in 1693 led by Jakob Ammann. In the 18th century, about 200 Amishes em­i­grat­ed to the United States. Cur­rent­ly there are over 250 000.

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the Netherlands
Germany
Switzerland
Sweden
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flagSwitzerland
9%
0%
85%
4%
21
flagBelgium
7%
15%
69%
7%
13
flagCzech Republic
40%
0%
60%
0%
10
flagthe Netherlands
29%
8%
58%
2%
34
flagSpain
18%
25%
56%
0%
16
flagIndia
13%
31%
50%
4%
22
flagNorway
30%
8%
47%
13%
23
flagGermany
28%
19%
42%
10%
107
flagItaly
32%
7%
42%
17%
28
flagPoland
35%
13%
41%
9%
9184
flagFrance
40%
9%
40%
9%
22
flagthe United Kingdom
39%
12%
39%
9%
187
flagUnknown
35%
23%
30%
10%
387
flagthe United States
36%
27%
24%
11%
221
flagRepublic of Ireland
48%
16%
24%
12%
25
flagSweden
53%
23%
23%
0%
13
flagAustralia
54%
9%
18%
18%
11
flagUkraine
50%
33%
16%
0%
12
flagCanada
42%
31%
15%
10%
19

Gender

men35%
women35%
the Netherlands
37%
41%
Germany
19%
12%
Switzerland
35%
35%
Sweden
7%
10%

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