Random Fact

The United States poverty rate in 2012 was 15%. It was 12.5% in 2007. In 1959, it was 22.4% (http://www.census.gov/hhes/www/poverty/about/overview/index.html).

Unit 9: Distribution of Wealth and Incomes

Introduction
Section 1: United States Income Distribution
Section 2: Arguments For and Against Income Inequality
Section 3: Poverty
Section 4: Government Anti-Poverty Programs
Section 5: Progressive, Regressive, and Proportional Taxes
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