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10 Things Every American Should Know

December 4, 2018

What are the top 10 things every American should know? 

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.

Spread The Light

December 5, 2018

Join our friends at Americans of Conscience and Spread The Light with this special holiday wish list full of helpful ways to give wisely and make a difference this holiday season. “With respect and collaboration, we create a government for the people, by the people.” Let’s do it together. #engageconnectempower #getcivic #holidayBriteHeart

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