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Poll: Patriotism, religion, kids, lower priorities for younger Americans


Added 08-25-19 02:57:01pm EST - “Americans place less value on the importance of patriotism, religion and having children than they did two decades ago, in a shift driven largely by the changing views of younger Americans, according to a new poll.&” - Thehill.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Thehill.com: “Poll: Patriotism, religion, kids, lower priorities for younger Americans”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Americans place less value on the importance of patriotism, religion and having children than they did two decades ago, in a shift driven largely by the changing views of younger Americans, according to a new poll. 

A Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll released by the outlets Sunday found that hard work remained a top priority for Americans, but value placed on the other three principles has significantly decreased. ADVERTISEMENT

That compares to a poll from 21 years ago that found Americans listed hard work, patriotism, commitment to religion and the goal of having children as their top priorities.

Sixty-one percent of Americans in the new survey listed patriotism as very important to them, a 9-point drop from 1998.

Patriotism is still a widely perceived as important by Americans 55 and older, at 80 percent. But less than half of Americans aged 18 to 38, 42 percent, cited patriotism as a very important value. 

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