Record-High 77% of Americans Perceive Nation as Divided
By Gallup,Nov. 21, 2016
PRINCETON, N.J. -- Seventy-seven percent of Americans, a new high, believe the nation is divided on the most important values, while 21% believe it is united and in agreement. Over the past 20+ years, the public has tended to perceive the nation as being more divided than united, apart from two surveys conducted shortly after the 9/11 terrorist attacks.