Rally Point

Prediction

  1. What do you think rally point means?

  2. Use rally point in a sentence:

  3. Think of an example of rally point in current events:

  4. Find an image of rally point:

 
 

Definition

A rise in public approval of the president that follows a crisis as Americans "rally 'round the flag" and the chief executive.

Sentence

For George W. Bush, 9/11 was a huge rally point, after which his approval rating topped 90%.

Example

Bush Job Approval Highest in Gallup History

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Question(s)

  1. What direction do you think presidential approval ratings go a month after a rally point?

  2. Why do you think Americans rally around their president in times of crisis?

  3. Was there a rally point in the Obama presidency?

  4. Do you think the country will rally around Trump in atime of crisis?