Fewer than 2 percent of our readers rank American arts and culture among the nation's great achievements.

magnoliareporter.com readers express support for many factors as their favorite thing that makes them proud to be Americans.

Starting last Wednesday, we invited readers to select one of five answers to the following question:

“Which of these things make you most proud to be an American?”

The results:

Rule of law, 40 votes, 29.62 percent.

Economic, engineering, medical and scientific achievements, 37 votes, 27.4 percent.

Military strength, 30 votes, 22.22 percent.

Diversity of race, ethnic background and religion, 26 votes, 19.25 percent.

Arts and culture, 2 votes, 1.48 percent.

Total votes: 135 votes.

magnoliareporter.com online polls are not scientific. They are conducted for the information and entertainment of our readers.

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