Divided Government


  1. What do you think divided government means?

  2. Use divided government in a sentence :

  3. Think of an example of divided government in current events:

  4. Find an image of divided government:


Fun Fact


Governance divided between the parties, as when one holds the presidency and the other controls one or both houses of Congress.


In 2016, Americans voted against divided government, giving Republicans control of the executive and the legislative branch.


In U.S., Preference for Divided Government Lowest in 15 Years



  1. Do we have divided government right now?

  2. Americans very often vote for divided government. Why do you think that is?

  3. What is one benefit of having divided government?

  4. If Donald Trump continues to be such an unpopular president do you think the American people will vote for a divided government in 2018 midterm elections?