Higher Educashun

A recent survey by the Intercollegiate Studies Institute found that the average college senior would flunk a basic test on America’s history, government, foreign affairs, and economy. More than half of them didn’t know that the line “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal,” is from the Declaration of Independence, the majority couldn’t identify the century when the first American colony was established at Jamestown (HINT: the one before the 18th), and 94% of them thought civics is a car put out by Honda.

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