Americanization, Conservatives, Liberals, and Government1. Are we doing enough to "Americanize" children
and immigrants to America? Given that political socialization is the key to
sustaining important political virtues and attitudes, should we be doing more
to reinforce traditional American political values? Do you think that
immigration, or questions about socialization in America, pose a threat to a
stable American political future? Research two sides to these general questions
about political socialization for America's future.
2. Is America liberal or conservative? Provide arguments
supporting either label.
3. Research arguments for both centralization and
decentralization in government. How much centralization is necessarily
incompatible with federalism? Is decentralization always necessitated by