What percentage of Americans believe the U.S. Constitution is rooted in Marx?

Q) What percentage of American adults believe that Karl Marx’s doctrine, “From each according to his ability, to each according to his needs,” is contained in the U.S. Constitution (or don’t know if it is or isn’t)?

  1. 16%
  2. 27%
  3. 42%
  4. 69%
  5. 83%


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A) 69% [1]

This number rose from 45% in 1987 – nearly a 50% increase. [2]

Also, see What percentage of Americans are fluent in the U.S. Constitution?


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1.  Caravan Group’s 2002 survey for Columbia Law School, cited in “Americans Don’t Know Their Constitution: Columbia Law Survey Finds Confusion Over Founding Fathers vs. Karl Marx,” 5/29/02.
2.  “The American Public’s Knowledge of the U.S. Constitution: A Hearst Report” (New York, 1987).

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