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brought into existence or created by law
The first permanent English colony in North America was established in Jamestown, Virginia in 1607.
causing great harm or damage
A devastating hurricane that hit the Gulf Coast in 2005 wiped out many coastal communities.
repeatedly treated someone rudely or cruely
The bully harassed the other kids every day until he got suspended from school.
to oppose or challenge someone or something
The coach had to confront her team about their poor effort in the game.
the votes cast by regular citizens on Election Day
Local and state elections, such as those for governor and mayor, are decided by popular vote.
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