GOVT2305 Tarrant County College Personal Political Socialization Paper


Question Description

Political socialization checklist:

  • Did I write at least 900 words?
  • Did I write about what I found about myself at websites I had to visit
  • Did I break my essay into paragraphs?
  • Did I begin my paper with “I”?and I was born…? and write about “Me”?
  • You must conclude your essay discussing:

Your current level of participation in politics--voting, campaigning, writing letters, etc.—and what you would consider to be an ideal for a citizen’s political involvement.

Your Political Socialization Paper: follow ALL the rules:

1. Must be at least 900 words but can be as long as you want—no max!

2. You must break your essay into paragraphs

3. You must Google at least 2 of the following web locations: “where you fit in”, liberal conservative quiz, Political Compass and Isidewith to help you find out where you fit into the political “spectrum”. (You may also find other sites that do similar things.)

4. You don't need to submit any documents from those sites, but you must write about your findings with specific references to each site in your paper.

5. This paper is about YOU—It should start with something like “I was born in ………” and must describe your political socialization as described in #9 below.

6. This must be sent as a Word document

8. Worth 30 points

9. Political Socialization (PS) is the process by which a person acquires his political attitudes, beliefs, affiliations, and values.Political scientists and sociologists state that family, social class, friends, church affiliation, ethnic or racial background, education and media exposure are the major factors that shape our political opinions, affiliations, and beliefs.

Some of the issues and beliefs you may consider in this paper include:

Your party affiliation,

Liberal, conservative, libertarian, green, tea partier, etc.?

School prayer

Merits of vouchers, choice, charter schools, home schooling, private schools, the public schools

Thoughts on adult choice v. the government telling us what we can see, do, or think

Gun control, the death penalty, abortion, euthanasia, etc.


Tutor Answer

School: UC Berkeley



Political Socialization
Student’s Name
Institutional Affiliation




I was born in the state of Ohio. I am strongly affiliated with the Democratic Party
because my political views support progressivism and liberalism. As I grew up, my political
socialization has been greatly influenced by my family, education, ethnic background, and
exposure to media. As I grew up, I interacted with several people who are family members,
classmates, and workmates who greatly believed in liberalism and progressivism. In most cases,
we engaged in political talks that were majorly geared towards the development agendas of the
Democratic Party. Consequently, the media play a great role in defining my political affiliation. I
have spent a great deal of my time reading news from magazines and newspapers, watching
documentaries, and also following the campaign movements of the Democrats. These have
greatly influenced my decision to become a strong supporter of the Democratic Party.
Consequently, my political socialization has been influenced by my personal views about
society and the social issues that society faces. I participate in political affairs through voting.
By following the history of the growth and development of the Democratic Party, I...

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