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You Won't Believe What American High Schools Are Teaching Their Students About Slavery

A new report finds both educators and pupils are woefully misinformed. Just eight percent of American high school seniors can identify the cause of the Civil War; less than a third (32 percent) know which amendment abolished slavery in the U.S.; and fewer than half (46 percent) know that the "Middle Passage" refers to the harrowing voyage across the Atlantic undertaken by Africans kidnapped for the slave trade.
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