AP US Government and Politics
What was U.S. life expectancy at birth in 1900?
How accurate was your prediction?
What was the most surprising thing about this chart?
According to this chart how does your life expectancy compare to your parents' and your grandparents'?
What is the big story in this chart?
Why do you think life expectancy has risen so high, so fast?
Based on the chart, what do you predict U.S. life expectancy will be in 2100 right about when you hit 100?
What is a consequence of growing life expectancy in the US?
Is there any downside of longer life expectancy in the US?
How do you think U.S. life expectancy compares to that of extremely poor countries like Myanmar or Sierra Leon?
What the heck happened in 1918 to make life expectancy decline so dramatically?
In the comments section, discuss how increased life expectancy affects the U.S. political system: