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Model The Effect of Spending cuts on: future spending, deficit, debt, debt to GDP, American Families

 

 

 

 

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  • First, find the blue slider at the bottom of the chart on the left.
  • Second, move the blue slider to the right to the year 1994.
  • Third, look up to the top of the chart, and find where it indicates that Federal  spending was $1.7 trillion in 1994. 

Now move the slider to the year 2000 and determine what spending was in that year. (5 points)

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Move the blue slider underneath the chart above and determine what was the Total Federal Spending in 2000? (5 points) (5 points)

Move the blue slider to the right while you look at the spending number at the top. In what year was the Federal spending $2.5 Trillion? (10 points)

Using the blue slider below the above chart, determine in what year was Federal spending $2.5 Trillion (10 points) (10 points)

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Looking at the colors on this Federal Spending chart on the left, which are the two biggest components of future spending?  (15 points)

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Look at the chart above to determine which spending areas (based on the largest colors) are growing the fastest? (15 points) (1 point)




In the chart to the left, move the blue slider to the right to 2019. Look up and determine what the military spending will be in 2019. hint (20 points)

In the chart above, move the blue slider to the right to 2019. Look up and determine what the military spending will be in 2019. (20 points) (20 points)





(Advanced Question)- Using the blue slider on the chart to the left, what will be the first year in which the interest on the debt is EQUAL to the spending on military? (25 points)

(Advanced Question)- Using the blue slide below the above chart, what will be the first year in which the spending on the deficit is EQUAL to the spending on military? (25 points) (25 points)





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