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reservation
an area of public lands set apart for use by American Indians
charter
an official document granting, guaranteeing, or showing the limits of the rights and duties of the group to which it is given
spoils system
the political practice, by the winning candidates or party in an election, of rewarding loyal or supportive persons with appointments to public office.
stump
to go about making political speeches
nullify
to make of no effect or valueless
mandate
authorization or approval given to a representative especially by voters <accepted the mandate of the people>
distort
to tell in a way that is misleading : MISREPRESENT
slander
the making of false statements that damage another's reputation
massacre
the violent and cruel killing of a number of persons
slogan
a word or phrase used by a party, a group, or a business to attract attention
successor
one that follows; especially : a person who succeeds to a throne, title, estate, or office