Keep 'em dumb about history, economics, civics and you will have a more readily deceived and pliable electorate, people the puppet media can sucker. This has been the approach of the control freaks for two generations. How many students today know that Jamestown demanded that unless ill, a person had to work to eat. Now, there's a heck of a concept, eh? Just one of assorted lessons for a better, stronger nation and viable middle class--the bourgeoise that the Neo-Communists despise even as they bray about the decline of those people, which they have doen so much to harm.