A person is fed information throughout their life from various outside influences, this is how one forms values, views and opinions, and from this, one shapes their political views based on what they believe or have been taught to believe. There are many factors that come into play when these views are formed, some are very apparent (historical events) and others while apparent, have a latent effect (gender, race, socio-economic status etc). The way a person is brought up has a fairly large impact on political socialization, children come to know their parents value systems and beliefs, they brought up around these beliefs and they are instilled upon them in both unconscious and conscious ways. This is the beginning, as a person is introduced to more situations and experiences, their views are molded further, but the foundations are always there.
Most of the American public does not look that thoroughly into the workings of our government an
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