In order for a legal immigrant to become a citizen of the US they have to pass a test. To pass the test they have score a 60% (6 out of 10 from a pool of 100 questions). The questions are related to American History and American Government and are basic.

In the video a crew goes out to the streets of Miami and asks natural-born Americans (mostly young Americans) some of the same questions that appear on the naturalization test. The last frame in the video reports the results.

What is perhaps more appalling is that in similar street testing people who could not tell you who the VP was did know the lyrics to the song “Frozen.”

One has to wonder how long a free people can remain free if they have little knowledge of what made them free in the first place?

 

 

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