The widely shared beliefs, values, and norms concerning the relationship of citizens to government and to one another.
the right to vote
The process where people or elected officials meet together to discuss and consider public matters
Democratic and civic habits of discussion, compromise, and respect for differences, which grow out of participation in voluntary organizations.
The rights of all people to dignity and worth; also called human rights.
Widespread agreement on fundamental principles of democratic governance and the values that undergird them.
Governance according to the expressed preferences of the majority.
A belief that ultimate power resides in the people.
An enduring sense of national identity or consciousness that derives from cultural, historic, linguistic, or political forces
Devotion to one's own country, often seeing it as better or stronger than other countries
The widespread belief that the United States is a land of opportunity and that individual initiative and hard work can bring economic success.
An economic system characterized by private property, competitive markets, economic incentives, and limited government involvement in the production, distribution, and pricing of goods and services.
A consistent pattern of beliefs about political values and the role of government.
A belief that government can and should achieve justice and equality of opportunity.
A belief that limited government ensures order, competitive markets, and personal opportunity.
An economic and governmental system based on public ownership of the means of production and exchange.
A political, social, and economic system in which land and capital are collectively owned and political power is exercised by the masses
An ideology that cherishes individual liberty and insists on minimal government, promoting a free market economy, a noninterventionist foreign policy, and an absence of regulation in moral, economic, and social life.