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10 Things Every American Should Know

10 Things Every American Should Know

If we asked you what are the 10 things that every American should know, what would you say? Thirty years ago, E.D. Hirsch activated civic conversations throughout America with his book Cultural Literacy. He argued that every American should have a grasp of fundamental information about our country in order to be culturally literate. Hirsch listed 5,000 names, facts, phrases, dates and cultural references that he believed represented a reasonable core of knowledge that all Americans should possess. Today the Aspen Institute Citizenship & American Identity Program is asking Americans to identify what they consider to be the top ten...
1-2-3 Vote!

1-2-3 Vote!

*Tennessee is 50th in voter turnout and 40th in registration* and it's time to make a comeback! Our next election is August 2. Text CIVIC to 91990 to  check your voter status [1] . *Voter Checklist* Register to vote [2]  by July 3. Already registered? Assume you’ve been removed [3] from the voter rolls ( verify here [4] ). Need to vote absentee? Request your ballot by July 26. [5]   Ensure that you meet Tennessee's voter ID requirements ( check here [6] ).  Find your polling place. Some have been moved recently. ( check here [7] ). Make a plan...

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Tennessee is 50th in voter turnout and it's time to make a comeback. Register to vote in under two minutes and #GetCivic
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