AP US Government and Politics
What portion of the federal budget does the US spend on foreign aid?
How accurate was your prediction?
What most surprised you about this data?
What's the big story here?
Why do you think the U.S. spends such a small portion of its budget on foreign aid?
What is one consequence of spending such a small portion of our budget on foreign aid?
Is this information good news or bad news?
What exactly is foreign aid anyway, and where do you think most of this foreign aid goes?*
What % of our budget do you think the average American thinks we spend on foreign aid?**
Why do you think there's such a huge divide in what Americans think we spend and what we actually spend?
What portion of US GDP do you think we spend on foreign aid?***
If you were emperor/empress/emprex or czar/czarina/czarx of America what percent of our budget would you spend on foreign aid?
List three members of the US government who play a major role in formulating foreign aid spending and describe their role.
In the comments section below, express your opinion of what portion of our budget we should spend on foreign aid:
Explain the opinion the following would probably have regarding foreign aid:
traditional US conservative
traditional US liberal
Staunch Trump supporter
Staunch Bernie Sanders supporter