WHERE DO YOU LIE?
To further our conversation about opinions and paradigms, we are venturing into the realm of political theory. Before we start to take a look at what the conventional thoughts are, we are going to gain an understanding of the elements of political ideology by evaluating economic and social issues from our perspective.
Click on the site: http://maverick.mesastate.edu/twod/paq/ to take the political awareness quiz. Answer all the questions and then click on “Submit Answers” to find out what your result is.
1) What was your result?
I am a New Deal Liberal
2) What does that mean? (you will need to do a bit of research to find out)
New Deal Liberal means that the leaders seek to maximize individual liberty and wants changes for the country. Liberal issues include freedom of speech, freedom of religion, and freedom of the press, and also government provision of necessities seen as essential to freedom, such as education, health care, food, and shelter.
Click on the site: http://www.theadvocates.org/quizp/index.html to take the World’s Smallest Quiz! Scroll to the bottom to “Score It!”. You will be taken to another page where your views are represented on a diamond chart with a red dot. Drag the image of the diamond chart to your desktop and email it to yourself (for fu ture use).
3) What is your political group?
4) What are some of the views/characteristics associated with that group?
CENTRIST is a "middle ground" for government control of the economy and personal behavior. Depending on the issue, they sometimes favor government intervention and sometimes support individual freedom of choice. Centrists pride themselves on keeping an open mind,tend to oppose "political extremes," and emphasize what they describe as "practical" solutions to problems.
5) Fill in the rest of the chart for the other categories: