Most Think Americans Should Be Proud of U.S. History
Most adults think their fellow Americans should be proud of the nation’s history, but most doubt that they actually know much about it.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 72% of American Adults say Americans should be proud of the history of the United States. They’ve been saying the same for over six years. Just 12% think they should be ashamed of it, while 16% are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The national telephone survey of 1,000 Adults was conducted by Rasmussen Reports on September 26-27, 2014. The margin of sampling error for the survey is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Fieldwork for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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