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The Equal Protection Clause in the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments

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What is one of the ways in which a person can be stripped of his right to liberty under the Fifth Amendment?

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1. Due process has to do with

2. What is the main difference between the Fifth and the Fourteenth Amendments?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Quiz yourself on the equal protection clause of the Constitution and rights to liberty guaranteed to all Americans. Improve your understanding of these laws and others, including the right to due process and Miranda rights.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This worksheet and quiz will assess your knowledge of the following:

  • The right to liberty guaranteed by the 5th amendment
  • Due process
  • Differences between the 5th and 14th amendments
  • Restrictions of right to liberty
  • Protections afforded in the Miranda Rights

Skills Practiced

Use these skills when working with the worksheet and quiz:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about discrimination in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding amendments of the Constitution and interpret it correctly
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as Miranda Rights and due process

Additional Learning

Study the corresponding lesson called The Equal Protection Clause in the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments. This lesson will prepare you to:

  • Describe what it means for the government to be subject to strict scrutiny
  • Explain what considerations go into a rational basis test
  • Differentiate between suspect classification and quasi-suspect class
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