Presidential Honeymoon

Prediction

  1. What do you think Presidential Honeymoon means?

  2. Use Presidential Honeymoon in a sentence:

  3. Describe an example of Presidential Honeymoon in current events:

Fun Fact

Definition

The period at the beginning of a new president's term during which the president enjoys generally positive relations with the press and Congress, usually lasting about six months. Here's some Gallup Poll data on the presidential honeymoon since the 1950s.

Sentence

The larger a president's electoral victory, the longer their presidential honeymoon tends to last.

Example

Poll: A little thaw, but still no honeymoon for Trump


Questions

  1. Why do the press and Congress tend to give the president their support for the first few months of the president's first term?

  2. How long do you think the Trump Honeymoon will last?

  3. Why do they call it a honeymoon anyway?

  4. Do members of the Congress tend to get honeymoons?

  5. Do GoPo teachers get a teacher honeymoon the first few weeks of class?