economy presentation

  • The Recession of 2008

    General economic decline. Began with the bursting of an $8 trillion housing bubble. 6.1% of people lost jobs. (leadership, budget)
  • Obama Healthcare Bill

    The bill provides insurance to low-middle income families. Obamacare expands on quality healthcare for people who cant afford private healthcare. (Leadership)
  • Dodd-Frank Financial Regulations Bill

    The Bill was passed by Congress to try and prevent bank/ business failures that would cause big problems in the economy. The bill allows the government to regulate large banks and businesses in order to monitor their performance. (Leadership)
  • Poverty Percentage

    The Povery rate in the U.S reached 14.3% which is the highest level since 1994. This happened because of the leaders of our country failing to make decisions preventing such things to happen. (Leadership)
  • Government Shutdown

    The government shutdown over the Congressional budget standoff. This created there to be a number of market uncertainties. Because of this, the U.S lost about 2 billion dollars. (Budget)
  • Debt Ceiling Crisis

    In 2011 there was a lot of debate in Congress concerning the amount of money that the government spends and how the amount of spending would affect the national deficit and national debt. (Budget)