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Making Civics Real Workshop 7: Controversial Public Policy Issues  
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Test Your Knowledge

Take this quiz to test your knowledge about the topics discussed in this workshop:

  1. The state and Federal government cannot deprive a citizen of their life, liberty, or property without due process of law, according to the Bill of Rights of the Constitution of the United States. Even though citizens have this protection, the police must act to protect the lives and property of the citizens for whom they work. Which level of government passes and enforces most of our criminal laws? Where in the U.S. Constitution do these police powers come from?
    the Federal government passes and enforces most of our criminal laws with police powers derived from the Fourth Amendment
    the Federal government passes and enforces most of our criminal laws with police powers derived from the 14th Amendment
    state governments pass and enforce most criminal laws with police powers derived from the 10th Amendment
    state governments pass and enforce most criminal laws with police powers derived from the 15th Amendment

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