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November 13, 2006
Welcome to the online office of the Seventh District of Georgia. I hope you will use this site to locate resources and to contact me.
Fourteen thousand college students were recently asked 60 multiple-choice questions to measure their knowledge of American history, government, America’s role in the world, and the economy. Among the many worrisome findings, the results showed that only 48 percent of those surveyed knew that the following statement was from the Declaration of Independence: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal.”
This study highlights the importance of promoting a citizenry that is knowledgeable about the origins of American history and the principles that have guided the nation for over two centuries. The studies indicate that citizens who are more informed about our history, our founding... [ more ]