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29 Glossary alcohol - a colorless liquid found in beer, whiskey, and wine. appeal - to bring a case to a higher court to be heard again. ballot - a piece of paper used to cast a vote. board of directors - a group of people that manages something, such as a company or a school district. cancer - a disease caused by abnormal cell growth. ceremony - a special act to be done on special occasions. concede - to admit that something is true. In an election, the candidate who concedes is admitting defeat.

31 Index A E P Andover 4, 10, 11 Arbusto Energy 16, 18 education 4, 8, 10, 11, 13, 16 election, gubernatorial 4, 21, 22, 23 election, presidential 4, 26, 28 president 4, 28 B birth 8 Bush, Barbara (mother) 8, 10 Bush Exploration 18 Bush, George H. W. S. 16, 17 Hance, Kent 17 Harken Energy 18, 19 Harvard Business School 4, 13, 16 D J DeWitt, Bill Jr. S. S.

C. consultant - a person who gives business advice. corporate welfare - anything a government gives to a corporation, such as free land, low-interest loans, or tax breaks, that is not given to others. county - one of the districts into which a state is divided. electoral votes - the votes cast by the electoral college. The electoral college is a group that elects the president and vice president. When people vote for president, the political party that gets the most votes in each state sends its representatives to the electoral college.

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