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4 for me :blush: - but I’m a foreigner.

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1 hour ago, sidewinder said:

4 for me :blush: - but I’m a foreigner.

I bet that most Americans wouldn’t do as well on a British citizenship test. 

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I also got 8, but I'm ok with that. I know what the Federalist Papers are, if not who all the authors were, and I know what the Amendments have done even if I can't tell you offhand exactly how many there are.

Now, here's something I did NOT know - the story of Brother Jonathan, a precursor to Uncle Sam: https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/brother-jonathan-uncle-sam

Before America Got Uncle Sam, It Had to Endure Brother Jonathan

Brash, bold, and bigoted, he made for an uneasy national mascot.

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I mean, fuck this guy, give me good old Uncle Sam, for real!

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My wife got 9/10. We took it collectively with my Dad.

I think I would have gotten at least 8/10 (but maybe not 9, and definitely not 10).

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9/10... I flubbed the one about who did and didn't author the Federalist Papers.

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Posted (edited)

10/10

B.S. Political Science, Florida State 1987

M.A Political Science Washington University in St Louis 1991

Edited by Dan Gould

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1 hour ago, ghost of miles said:

9/10... I flubbed the one about who did and didn't author the Federalist Papers.

I thought the Federalist Papers author(s)/non-author question was the hardest, and I'm sure I would have missed it.

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Dan, thank god you got them all correct!

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Indeed I'd have no excuse not to know John Jay!  Then again I've had a copy of the Federalist papers on my shelves since 1985, I'd say. 

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I can't think of John Jay without auto-switching to Joey Jay.

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16 hours ago, JSngry said:

 

I mean, fuck this guy, give me good old Uncle Sam, for real!

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Jazz founding father Louis Armstrong swears by a different brand!

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And that's the beauty of the American Experiment!

That sanctimonious asshole Brother Jonathan had not a chance against an herbaled and cerealed multi-racial force of  smiling shit-chasers!

U S A !!!

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8 hours ago, JSngry said:

I can't think of John Jay without auto-switching to Joey Jay.

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Well, there’s this Jay. 

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8/10

I did take the test officially in 1995.

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8/10 too. Not bad for a Brit.

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