So basically an American can go through there whole life without learning history or even "modern" history such as the conflict in your own countries recent history. Let alone what it was about. The only way to learn that is to do your own research here in America.
This was replaced with standarized testing that focuses only on basic school work. Reading, Arithmetic.
Edited by AsteroidX, 27 January 2013 - 02:08 PM.