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Our political opinions and attitudes are acquired through our political socialization and public opinion polls capture  that data. During this week's discussion we will focus on how you acquired your political opinions. There are three parts to this assignment. You must do ALL three to get full credit. 1. Chapter 6 lists the various ways we are politically socialized. Based on this list, what were the top three  influences that shaped your political views and opinions. In other words, who (or what) taught you to see the world  as you do? List your top three influences. 2. Now look back on Lesson 1. Look at the Four Cornered Ideological Grid and where you fit . Discuss how you  came about acquiring that ideology. 3. Discuss in detail how the top three influences impacted your political and world view. Give examples. For  instance; my family used to attend political marches and were involved in political campaigns. Because of this, they 
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This note was uploaded on 07/27/2011 for the course POLS 1101 taught by Professor Lenny during the Summer '08 term at Georgia Perimeter.

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