Core Values & Political Culture

Core Values & Political Culture - American Core Values...

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American Core Values (Ideals or Principles) Core ideals / values: liberty, equality, self-government, individualism, … these are just some of America’s core values Values: those things people think are ‘good’ or ‘desirable’ Beliefs: those things people think are ‘true’ (whether they are or not) Ideals: concept of something as a model to be followed , in its most perfect form ; a goal or principle of noble character; something that exists only in the mind, as one would wish it to be… much like ‘values’ - these somewhat mythical principles serve as a common bond among (most) Americans and have a substantial influence on what we regard as and what we will put up with from government - these principles are habits of mind, a customary way of thinking about the world; part of what we call political culture , or the characteristic & deep- Political Culture : a people’s predominant
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