A sizable portion of the American public seems to show little interest in the fabric of the country’s government and history, a new survey finds. Researchers at the Annenberg Public Policy Center (APPC) surveyed over 1,000 American adults, finding a shocking lack of knowledge as it pertains to U.S. politics among the general populace. Fifty-three percent of respondents believed the falsehood that illegal

immigrants aren’t granted any constitutional rights, while 37 percent couldn’t even name a single right endowed by the First Amendment. Thankfully, 48 percent of those surveyed were able to identify freedom of speech as being a right enshrined by the First Amendment, although far fewer could identify other rights accorded. READ MORE