18 May 2015

Low Information Voters Can’t Answer Simplest Questions About America

n a post from the Immigrant Archive collection, host Daniel Hernandez asks average Americans questions from the U.S. citizenship test.
What’s really sad is that most Americans can’t even answer the easiest questions.
James Madison wrote that a people who mean to be their own governors must be armed with the power that knowledge gives.

It appears most people lack even a basic knowledge of the history of our country, how our government works and economics.
Without this knowledge, how can people make good voting decisions?
Watch the video:
What do you think of this sad situation where so few know anything about our history or system of government?


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