Vocabulary – Helen Mankin
Advocating: verb; to speak or write in favor of; support or urge by argument; recommend publicly.
Elected: verb; chosen by vote, as for an office.
Legislature: noun; a deliberative body of elected individuals empowered to make, change, or repeal the laws of a country or state.
Opponent: noun; a person who is on an opposite side in a game, contest, or controversy.
Progressive: adjective favoring or advocating progress, change, improvement, or reform, as opposed to wishing to maintain things as they are, especially in political matters.
Reforms: noun; the improvement of what is wrong; corrupt, or unsatisfactory. Rural: adjective; of or related to agriculture, the country, country life, or country people.