AP Gov. Blog # 12

Posted by JOANNA BLUME on 4/11/2022

Recently in class we been studying American political ideologies and beliefs. We have learned that American political beliefs are shaped by many factors including the family, founding ideals, core values, political parties, and the changing demographics of citizens.  As we give this further consideration I would like you to read the article and answer the questions below.


  1. How are American political beliefs formed and how do they evolve over time?
  2. The article offers different perspectives regarding the influence of family in reference to our political beliefs. How influential would you say family is when it comes to the development of such beliefs?
  3. How do political ideology and core values influence government policy making?