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This scale was created in 1964 as part of the Anti-Semitism in the United States Survey. It attempts to measure the extent to which the respondent believes the US is superior to other countries.

Note: This scale wasn't a previously established scale, but was created when the survey was created (PI's: Charles Glock, Gertrude Selznick, Rodney Stark, Stephen Steinberg).

Data File: Anti-Semitism in the United States, 1964


General Instructions:

Sum all included items. Higher scores indicate higher feelings of nationalism.

Any special instructions related to individual items will be listed below those items.


ASSIMF from Anti-Semitism in the United States, 1964

Now I am going to read a list of statements to you and I would like to know whether you agree or disagree with each one. -- Foreigners who come to live in America should give up their foreign ways and learn to be like other Americans. (ASSIMF)
TOTAL%
1) Agree1,31768.6
2) Disagree60231.4
TOTAL1919100.0

Item Instructions (ASSIMF):

Code item as follows: 1=1 and 2=0.


AMGREAT from Anti-Semitism in the United States, 1964

Now I am going to read a list of statements to you and I would like to know whether you agree or disagree with each one. -- Nothing in other countries can beat the American way of life. (AMGREAT)
TOTAL%
1) Agree1,36773.4
2) Disagree49626.6
TOTAL1863100.0

Item Instructions (AMGREAT):

Code item as follows: 1=1 and 2=0.


IMMSUCC from Anti-Semitism in the United States, 1964

Now Im going to read you another list of statements. For each statement, please tell me whether its true for you or not -- It bothers me to see immigrants succeeding more than Americans who were born here. (IMMSUCC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes - true35018.2
2) No - not true1,57181.8
TOTAL1921100.0

Item Instructions (IMMSUCC):

Code item as follows: 1=1 and 2=0.




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