Survey: SHOH18

The Fourth of July holiday is coming up. Do you think the founding fathers like Thomas Jefferson, John Adams and Benjamin Franklin signed the Declaration of Independence because AMERICA would be better off free of England or because THEY, personally, would be better off?

Answers: ( respondents)
1 America Better Off 66%
2 They, Personally, Better Off 17%
3 Both (Volunteered) 9%
4 Don't Know 8%
5 Other Response 0%

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NOTE: The number of respondents to an individual question may vary from the number of respondents to the entire survey, as some items are restricted based on previous answers. The poll has an overall 4 percentage point margin of error, although the margin increases when examining attitudes among smaller groups within the survey. The margin for women only, for example, is 6 percent.