How proud are you to be an American?
When Gallup first asked the question in 2001, 55% of Americans said they were extremely proud. After the 9/11 terror attacks caused the public to rally around the nation and its leaders, the percentage expressing extreme pride in the country increased to 65%, and went up further to 70% less than two years later.
The latest results are based on a June 1-13 poll did find that Americans have been feeling better about their personal freedoms over the past year. According to the poll, in 2016, 75 percent of Americans felt satisfied with the freedom they had to choose what they do with their lives. In 2018, 87 percent felt more satisfied.