What Are the Origins of the Amish?

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The Amish are a group of people that mostly live in the Lancaster County in Pennsylvania and central Ohio regions. The Mennonites are a protestant group of people that formed from the Anabaptist movement. The quakers, are another Christian sect that rose during the Christian Reformation in England. The Amish mainly originated the Netherlands, but some of them are believed to have come from Switzerland.
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The Amish and the Mennonites have the same roots. They are Anabaptists (along with Bretheren, Hutterites and a few other groups) meaning that they believe in adult baptism. In the
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