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AP Gov

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Political Group Types

Based on the responses of members in your group, percent of your group members who are...

Compared to the general public...

27% Solid Liberals
5% Faith and Family Left
22% Next Generation Left
10% Hard-Pressed Skeptics
15% Young Outsiders
12% Business Conservatives
9% Steadfast Conservatives
15% Solid Liberals
15% Faith and Family Left
12% Next Generation Left
13% Hard-Pressed Skeptics
13% Young Outsiders
10% Business Conservatives
12% Steadfast Conservatives
10% Bystanders
(Online quiz takers were not assigned as Bystanders)

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Government Performance
Government is almost always wasteful and inefficient
Government often does a better job than people give it credit for
31%
68%
56%
40%
Government regulation of business is necessary to protect the public interest
Government regulation of business usually does more harm than good
55%
44%
47%
47%
Environment
This country should do whatever it takes to protect the environment
This country has gone too far in its efforts to protect the environment
91%
9%
71%
25%
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost
27%
71%
39%
56%
Business
Business corporations make too much profit
Most corporations make a fair and reasonable amount of profit
52%
43%
56%
39%
Too much power is concentrated in the hands of a few large companies
The largest companies do NOT have too much power
70%
25%
78%
18%
Foreign Policy & Privacy
It’s best for the future of our country to be active in world affairs
We should pay less attention to problems overseas and concentrate on problems here at home
35%
54%
35%
60%
Using overwhelming military force is the best way to defeat terrorism around the world
Relying too much on military force to defeat terrorism creates hatred that leads to more terrorism
30%
70%
37%
57%
The best way to ensure peace is through military strength
Good diplomacy is the best way to ensure peace
32%
67%
30%
62%
U.S. efforts to solve problems around the world usually end up making things worse
Problems in the world would be even worse without U.S. involvement
48%
51%
40%
53%
Americans need to be willing to give up privacy and freedom in order to be safe from terrorism
Americans shouldn’t have to give up privacy and freedom in order to be safe from terrorism
31%
67%
22%
74%
Personal Efficacy
Most people who want to get ahead can make it if they're willing to work hard
Hard work and determination are no guarantee of success for most people
70%
30%
65%
32%
Success in life is pretty much determined by forces outside of our control
Everyone has it in their own power to succeed
10%
89%
16%
80%
Social Safety Net
Government aid to the poor does more harm than good, by making people too dependent on government assistance
Government aid to the poor does more good than harm, because people can’t get out of poverty until their basic needs are met
59%
40%
48%
47%
Poor people today have it easy because they can get government benefits without doing anything in return
Poor people have hard lives because government benefits don't go far enough to help them live decently
52%
47%
44%
47%
The government should do more to help needy Americans, even if it means going deeper into debt
The government today can't afford to do much more to help the needy
35%
63%
43%
51%
Social Values & Race
Society is better off if people make marriage and having children a priority
Society is just as well off if people have priorities other than marriage and children
23%
76%
46%
50%
It IS NOT necessary to believe in God in order to be moral and have good values
It IS necessary to believe in God in order to be moral and have good values
85%
15%
53%
45%
Homosexuality should be accepted by society
Homosexuality should be discouraged by society
84%
15%
62%
31%
Racial discrimination is the main reason why many black people can't get ahead these days
Blacks who can't get ahead in this country are mostly responsible for their own condition
46%
53%
27%
63%
Our country has made the changes needed to give blacks equal rights with whites
Our country needs to continue making changes to give blacks equal rights with whites
34%
62%
49%
46%
Immigration
The growing number of newcomers from other countries threatens traditional American customs and values
The growing number of newcomers from other countries strengthens American society
29%
70%
35%
59%
Immigrants today strengthen our country because of their hard work and talents
Immigrants today are a burden on our country because they take our jobs, housing and health care
65%
34%
57%
35%