What is Political Socialization?


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The process by which people form their ideas about politics is known as _____.

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1. A system of general political traditions, customs and beliefs is known as _____.

2. In which stage of life does most political socialization occur?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Most people are impacted by political socialization at some point in their lives. This process helps shape who we are as individuals. This quiz and worksheet combination will ask about political socialization, some of its factors, and its importance.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz, you will be asked about:

  • Common cultural goals
  • System of general political traditions
  • When political socialization typically happens
  • Measure of economic and/or social position

Skills Practiced

You will have an opportunity to practice these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on political socialization
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding customs, beliefs, and political traditions
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify what freedom, equality and liberty are

Additional Learning

Learn more by reviewing the accompanying lesson, What is Political Socialization? This lesson will explore these topics:

  • Definition of political socialization
  • Role of family in political socialization
  • Influence of school, work, and religious peers
  • Political socialization and the mass media