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  1. Don’t Know Much About History

    Pete DuPont is shocked-shocked!-that American college students have a poor knowledge of American history.
    Among college seniors, less than half-47.9%-correctly concluded that “We hold these truths to be self evident, that …

    Trackback by Outside The Beltway | OTB — Thursday, September 28, 2006 @ 11:45 am

  2. Yeah, you’re dead on here: first, this is really trivia, not a reflection of historical knowledge. Second, I assume that the sampling was well done, and thus one would expect that liberal arts colleges would have students more versed in these topics than mega-versities whose samples would include more science majors.

    Much ado about nothing, to coin a phrase.

    Comment by Professor Chaos — Thursday, September 28, 2006 @ 6:42 pm

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