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The doomed American electorate?
Krystal reminds us that those who don’t know history are doomed to repeat it. But even though 17% of Americans don’t know the purpose of the Emancipation Proclamation, she’s also not ready to say the American electorate is doomed. The Cycle discusses whether historical knowledge is an obligatory aspect of being a voter.