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How well do you know American Heritage?

2 years ago the average score on the American civil Liberties quiz from the Intercollegiate Studies Institute below was 49%. Ouch!

I wonder how much better us Ron Paul supporters know our civil liberties and heritage.

I scored 83% Please post your score below.

http://www.americancivicliteracy.org/resources/quiz.aspx



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81.82%

"Live Free or Die"

"Live Free or Die"

87.88%

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Neither nations nor households can build prosperity through debt and consumption, but rather through thrift and productivity.
-William Norman Grigg

...let it not be said that we did nothing.
-Ron Paul

I Got...

28 out of 33 for 84.85%.
Missed 4, 6 (brain fart), 7 (I should've got this one), 8 (knew it involved SC justices, but not how), and 13 (don't know much about the Greek philosophers, but answer "A" is true).
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Guard, protect and cherish your land, for there is no afterlife for a place that started out as Heaven - Charles M. Russell

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Guard, protect and cherish your land, for there is no afterlife for a place that started out as Heaven - Charles M. Russell

No wonder we're in trouble

check out how the elected officials scored.

The general public knows more then they do.

http://www.americancivicliteracy.org/2008/additional_finding...

Why don't I find that terribly surprising?

In this day and age (unfortunately) being an elected official has little to do with America and her heritage or the underlying principals to which we are to ascribe, than one's ability to read a teleprompter and make ridiculous promises that can never be kept.

So true and so sad.

So true and so sad.

84.85

84.85

87.88

Interesting Quiz Thanks for posting It
Looks like I need to brush up on a bit of FDR and Lincoln

just curious...

I got a 70%...but I am not American.

Not familiar with which terms come from which documents (Gettysburg Address or Declaration of Independence)...got things I could historically link events to, or regarding government structure within the republic.

84. ?

Q 29 & 33 I take reservation with..
you-no

Did they promise you the Marine Corps Drill Team too (LOL)

78.79 %

Its not how book smart you are, it's common sense that counts; are you happy in your shit ?

S/F

90.91

THESE are the times that try men's souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands by it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman.--Thomas Paine

"Free government is founded in jealousy, and not in confidence; it is jealousy and not confidence which prescribes limited constitutions." Thomas Jefferson, Kentucky Resolutions of 1798

"The laying a country

"The laying a country desolate with fire and sword, declaring war against the natural rights of all mankind, and extirpating the defenders thereof from the face of the earth, is the concern of every man to whom nature hath given the power of feeling..." (Common Sense).

I couldn't help it. I love Tom Paine.

Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny.
Thomas Jefferson

Malo periculosam libertatem quam quietam servitutem. ("I prefer the tumult of liberty to the quiet of servitude"). Thomas Jefferson to James Madison, 30 January 1787.

84.6

not bad

I scored an 83% also.

I scored an 83% also.

Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.

-P.J. O'Rourke, Civil Libertarian

AKA GIVE ME FREEDOM

Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.

-P.J. O'Rourke, Civil Libertarian

AKA GIVE ME FREEDOM

90.93%

A few of the economics questions smelled a little biased to me. Also, the "optional" zip code, income, and highest level of education questions at the end offended me, so I did not answer those.

Thanks for the fun quiz, though...

Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny.
Thomas Jefferson

Malo periculosam libertatem quam quietam servitutem. ("I prefer the tumult of liberty to the quiet of servitude"). Thomas Jefferson to James Madison, 30 January 1787.