Americans ‘stumped’ when asked by CBS about the Constitution and basic civics

A man on the street interview segment on CBS: This Morning on Tuesday revealed several people are unaware of basic information about the U.S. Constitution and government.

“I don’t know, 12?” one person responded when asked by CBS’s Tony Dokoupil how many members served in the House of Representatives.

“Fourteen?” another person said.

One woman in the video was unable to name more than one branch of government, and another man was unable to name a Supreme Court justice and was unaware that the court had a “chief.”

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