looks like we need to bring school house rock back:
7/2: Don’t Know Much About History?
July 2, 2010 by Marist Poll
Filed under Celebrations, Celebrations Polls, Featured, Living
There’s good news for American education. About three-quarters of residents — 74% — know the U.S. declared its independence from Great Britain in 1776. The bad news for the academic system — 26% do not. This 26% includes one-fifth who are unsure and 6% who thought the U.S. separated from another nation. That begs the question, “From where do the latter think the U.S. achieved its independence?” Among the countries mentioned are France, China, Japan, Mexico, and Spain.