Just to make sure you have not put learning on "snooze" this summer, here is a quiz for you. We hope you'll find it easy. There is a theme, of course — just one aspect of American civics. And today that theme is more important than ever.
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"Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is __________."
"__________ is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."
"The goal of __________ is not to increase the amount of knowledge but to create the possibilities for a child to invent and discover, to create men who are capable of doing new things."
"An __________ is the investment with the greatest returns."
"Children should be __________ ...in the principles of freedom."
" __________" and inform the whole mass of the people… they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
"__________ forever govern ignorance, and a people who mean to be their own Governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives."
"The highest result of __________ is tolerance."
"What greater gift can we offer the republic than to __________ ...our youth?"
"The ____ is the last expenditure upon which America should be willing to economize."
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