Core American Values

The Big Three

  1. Liberty (freedom, positive and.or negative liberty)

2. Fairness (equality of opportunity and/or equality of outcomes)

3. Security (safety)

The Others

4. Self-respect (autonomy, self-reliance, self-sufficiency)

5. Competition (achievement, free market)

6. Progress (change, optimism)

7. Pragmatism (efficiency)

8. Consistency (reliability)

9. Directness (openness, honesty)

10. Community (connectedness, close relationships)