Statistics for Countries by Founding Story

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  • The average score is 14 of 18

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StoryCountry% Correct
Seeking "life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness", 13 colonies declare
independence from Great Britain
United States
99%
Qin Shi Huang conquers the warring states to establish the first imperial dynastyChina
94%
The "First Fleet" arrives at Botany Bay carrying about 1,000 convictsAustralia
91%
Clovis unites the Frankish tribes under a single kingFrance
91%
Emperor Jimmu, descended from the sun goddess Amaterasu, conquers the
main island before eventually dying at age 126
Japan
88%
Separatists declare independence from Colombia after Colombia refuses to ratify a
canal-building treaty with the U.S.
Panama
88%
Two kingdoms are united by the marriage of Ferdinand and IsabellaSpain
86%
Ingólfr Arnarson arrives on the island in 874 A.D.Iceland
85%
Freed slaves and free-born blacks from the United States establish a democracy in AfricaLiberia
84%
Patrice Lumumba leads the country to independence from Belgium in 1960D. R. Congo
73%
In the year 1307, three men take an oath to unite the cantons of Uri, Schwyz, and UnterwaldenSwitzerland
71%
Menes unites the upper and lower parts of the river, founding the
First Dynasty around 3000 B.C.
Egypt
70%
The Medes overthrow the Neo-Assyrian empire, uniting the plateau under their leadershipIran
67%
Kinh Dương Vương founds the country in 2879 B.C., reigning for over 100 years before
dying at age 260
Vietnam
65%
The national government flees to an island, establishing a "temporary capital" in 1949Taiwan
61%
The UK, Russia, and France force the Ottoman Empire to relinquish control
of this Christian nation in 1832
Greece
58%
Saint Marinus founds a monestary on Monte Titano in AD 301San Marino
56%
Dom Pedro declares independence, separating the country from his father's empireBrazil
51%

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