Poll: 1/3 of Americans Pass Citizenship Test, Blame Climate Change for Cold War

Most respondents couldn't answer basic questions about our history during the American Revolution and World War II.

A new survey commissioned by Lincoln Park Strategies found that only 36% of Americans could pass multiple choice test…

“With voters heading to the polls next month, an informed and engaged citizenry is essential,” Woodrow Wilson Foundation President Arthur Levine said. “Unfortunately this study found the average American to be woefully uninformed regarding America’s history and incapable of passing the U.S. Citizenship Test. It would be an error to view these findings as merely an embarrassment. Knowledge of the history of our country is fundamental to maintaining a democratic society, which is imperiled today.”

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