26% of Americans don’t know who we declared independence from on July 4th.

Really? Is one-quarter of the U.S. population this stupid? 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 […]

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