U.S. Marshals Service: History, Role & Purpose - Quiz & Worksheet


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What do we call a refusal to obey certain laws or demands of the government?

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1. The U.S. Marshals Service was created through which law?

2. Which of the following is NOT one of the roles of the U.S. Marshals?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Through a short series of multiple-choice questions, this quiz/worksheet combo will help check your understanding of the lesson on the history and role of the U.S. Marshals Service. Some of the elements that you will be assessed on include the origin of the organization and its jurisdiction.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Prepare to answer questions on the following:

  • The law creating the U.S. Marshals Service
  • Marshals' function in the court system
  • The term for refusing to obey government laws or demands
  • Founding of the U.S. Marshals Service
  • The Service's role in responding to opposition to the federal government

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the history and role of the U.S. Marshals Service
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Service's origin and founding
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the Marshals Service's role in the U.S. court system

Additional Learning

Continue your studies by reviewing the corresponding lesson, which is called U.S. Marshals Service: History, Role & Purpose. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the history of the U.S. Marshals Service
  • Recognize the various roles of U.S. Marshals
  • Identify famous cases involving U.S. Marshals