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Americans Have Shifted Dramatically on What Values Matter Most

Younger generations care less about patriotism, religion and having children

The values that Americans say define the national character are changing, as younger generations rate patriotism, religion and having children as less important to them than did young people two decades ago, a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News survey finds.

The poll is the latest sign of difficulties the 2020 presidential candidates will likely face in crafting a unifying message for a country divided over personal principles and views of an increasingly diverse society.

These trends can be evidenced on campuses and reflected in consumer behavior.

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