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Public Opinion Despite growing public support for nuclear power, what event led the federal government to approve fewer new reactors in the United States in the early 2010s? the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster the Three Mile Island nuclear disaster incidents of cancer-related deaths near nuclear facilities the increase in oil prices
Save Correct. Congress passed the Energy Policy Act in 2005, but after the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in 2011, approval for new commercial reactors slowed, and some applications were suspended. What did studies from the 1950s reveal about public opinion?
Save Correct. Public opinion studies conducted in the 1950s revealed that people possessed low levels of political knowledge. According to the text, what is attitude consistency?
Save Correct. According to the text, attitude consistency refers to political opinions founded on a set of principles about the function of government. Which of the following factors (among others) might account for the results of many public opinion surveys?
opinions staying the same as circumstances change the gender of the survey facilitator malicious survey participants timing and context of the studies Save Correct. Timing and context of the studies might account for the results of many public opinion surveys. Which of the following would be considered a shortcut in making voting decisions?
Which of the following is correlated with increasingly consistent ideological thinking? increased education conservatism liberalism increased income Save Correct. Increased education is correlated with increasingly consistent ideological thinking.
What is the process through which we form our political values called?
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