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Unformatted text preview: through Congress o Some policies that would be in force if general supportive public opinion immediately became law. .. American Political Culture o Core Values o Political ideology Political Party identification Liberal Conservative Realignment What Makes Somebody an American? o Poll in California published in 1993 o Characteristic Anglo African-Amer Hispanic Asian o Treating all equally 89 94 81 93 o Trying to get ahead 77 69 67 56 o Speaking English 77 85 67 70 o Voting 78 71 69 70 o Speaking up for the country51 63 54 43 o Believing in God 36 65 48 35 Efficacy o Related to income Higher the income, higher the efficacy o Political participation What if you feel you do not have a voice? Don't vote Protests Civil disobedience Presidential Approval Rating...
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course GOV 310L taught by Professor Kieth during the Spring '07 term at University of Texas at Austin.
- Spring '07