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A new Rasmussen Reports national phone and online survey found that 60 percent of American adults believe that, generally speaking, Americans should be proud of the country’s history.

Just 22 percent believe Americans should be ashamed of the nation’s history. Eighteen percent are not sure.

In November of 2019, 73 percent of Americans said we should be proud of the history of the United States.

Eighty percent of Republicans and 60 percent of unaffiliated voters say America’s history is something to be proud of while just 45 percent of Democrats agree. Thirty-four percent of Democrats said Americans should be ashamed of the country’s history.

Just 11 percent of Republicans agree Americans should be ashamed and 18 percent of unaffiliated voters feel the same way.

Sixty-six percent of men believe Americans should be proud of the country’s history. Fifty-five percent of women agree.

While more than two-thirds of those 40 and older believe Americans should be proud of their nation’s history, only 46 percent of those under 40 agree.

Author: Jacob Hall