Seven of the top 10 reasons Americans gave for the problem of teenage delinquency in 1954 had to do with bad parenting, especially lack of discipline.
Americans are mixed about how much the environment affects their consumer behavior. A solid majority have bought products that might help the environment, but fewer have contacted businesses or bought stocks for environmental reasons.
Three-quarters of U.S. small-business owners believe they will have enough money to live comfortably if they retire, although half would continue working even if money were no object.
In the years bracketing World War II, many Americans were willing to curb free speech for groups perceived to be undermining the U.S. government.