Political culture

Political culture

Political culture can be defined as sharing similar beliefs and ideas about the government. Shared beliefs and ideas vary from the type of people that immigrated to the United States from other countries. There are many things that shape a countries political culture such as: family, religion, education, social media, ethnicity, region, and gender. Although all these things can make up political culture, some if these influence more than others. Religion, social media, and ethnicity are three of the biggest things that influence a person’s political culture the most.
Religious beliefs are taught to kids in order for them to grow up with the same state of mind as their parents. These beliefs differ from family to family, and in some cases from country to country. Most Middle East countries are heavily influenced by religion. In countries like Iran their religion is the most important thing to their culture, religion is the reason they dress how they do or the purpose for why they sacrifice themselves. In some people’s eyes that would be considered a terrorist attack, but to them they are doing it, for what they believe to be a good purpose. Religion is different in the United States there are so many diverse religions and beliefs, due to people immigrating during times of war. Religion isn’t mentioned in the constitution but it is one of the big factors that determine the way our government is ran today.
Social media is also one of the big things that influence a person’s political culture. Almost everyone watches or listens to some type of news or broadcast about what’s going on with the government. This helps people stay up to date on what is going on in their country, and prepares them for any change in policies or laws. Social media is very important because it keeps the people informed about what their vote has done whether it be a senator that they voted for, or a presidential candidate that they voted for. This reassures the public...

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