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Today’s Video: Civics Smarts

A recent study found that over one-third of U.S.-born respondents would fail the civics section of the citizenship exam. Even though 97% of immigrants applying for U.S. citizenship pass the test, 75% of those surveyed didn't know what the judicial branch did and 63% couldn't name one of the senators from their own state.Would you be able to pass the U.S. citizenship test? Test your skills along with these university students via The Daily Californian: Video Source - YouTube via thedailycalOnline Sources - TIME.
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Could you pass the U.S. citizenship test?

News : Field Notes (2 years ago)

When immigrants want to become Americans, they must take a civics test as part of their naturalization interview before an immigration officer. Could you pass it? The questions asked by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services ... Read Post

Bob Kerrey: Becoming Aware of Civic Unawareness

Politics / US Politics : Huffington Post: Politics Blog (3 years ago)

Civic education is vital in preparing students for the responsibilities and obligations of democratic citizenship. But a third of native-born American citizens fail the history and civics exam administered to immigrants who are seek... Read Post

Survey: One in Three Americans Would Fail Citizenship Test

News : NewsFeed (3 years ago)

A survey conducted by the Center for the Study of the American Dream at Xavier University found that about a third of citizens would fail the civics portion of the standard test given to immigrants applying for citizenship. Over 1,0... Read Post


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