Over 45% asked, could not name any of the 40 ghettos or concentration camps present in Europe during the Second World War. That number increases among people born in the 80's and 90's of the 20th century.
The study reveals 68% of Americans believe there is anti-Semitism in the US and 37% say neo-Nazi's exist in large numbers. Seven out of ten say fewer people care about the Holocaust than in the past. A majority (58%) believe a similar event could take place again.
According to the study Americans are not educated enough about the Holocaust and reports agreements schools must do more.
However not all results were negative. Nine out of ten surveyed (93%) believe all students should learn about the Holocaust in school and eight out of ten say it is important to keep teaching about the Holocaust so it does not happen again.