Glossary of Key Terms


Bipartisan-involving the agreement or cooperation of two political parties that usually oppose each other’s policies.

Social service-government services provided for the benefit of the community, such as education, medical care, and housing.

Turnout-the number of people attending or taking part in an event.

Quid pro quo-a favor or advantage granted or expected in return for something.

Heartland-the central or most important part of a country, area, or field of activity.

Gamesmanship-the art of winning games by using various ploys and tactics to gain a psychological advantage.

Cordiality-sincere affection and kindness