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40% of 18 to 29 Year olds don't know who U.S. gained independence from

• RawStory.com
 
Results were especially poor among the young: Of respondents aged 18 to 29, only 60 percent correctly identified Great Britain. A full one-third were unsure. Maybe history class was too long ago. Or maybe, as the New York Daily News would have it, Americans are "pretty dumb." Overall, 20 percent of the population answered "not sure" to the question, while six percent declared it to be a country other than Great Britain. "Among the countries mentioned are France, China, Japan, Mexico, and Spain," Marist reports.

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