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views that americans dont along on

guns
healthcare
education

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exs of public affairs

politics
public policies

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examples of schools playing a major role in political socialization

pledge of allegiance, patriotic songs
George washington, Abraham Lincoln
other students
slanted bias ways?

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factors that play a role in opinion developing

life experiences
income
gender

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examples of mass media

newspapers, radio, magazines, internet, social media

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examples of opinion leaders

politicians, members of the media, people in high level jobs, teachers, church leaders

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major events that impacted the way people think

great depression
world war 2
JFK assassination
civil right movement
Vietnam war
watergate scandal
9/11

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ways to measure public opinion

books being sold
talk radio
editorials to the newspaper
tweets and posts

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how do interest groups work

lobbyists, sending emails, making phone calls

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early pioneers in poll-takings

George Gallop and Elmo Roper

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what do poll companies ask questions about

economics, product preference, TV habits etc.

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leading poll companies today

Gallup
Pew research Center
Rasmussen

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Tv and news papers

ABC; washington post
CBS; new york fimes
NBC; wall street journal
CNN; USA today/ Gallop

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5 major elements of mass media

television
internet
newspaper
radio
magazines

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3 major networks (news)

ABC, CBS, NBC

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24 hour news stations (3)

CNN, FOX NEWS, MSNBC

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conservative talk people

sean hannity, rush limbaugh

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liberal talk people

rachel maddow

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most popular magazines today

readers digest, national geographic

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important news magazines (4)

Time, Newsweek, US news, and world report

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online news sources

drudgereport.com
realclearpolitics.com