Ohio Civics Essential

Information and quizzes to improve your civic knowledge.

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Criminal justice reform: What is it and why is it important?
Most people want to believe that the criminal justice system will never intersect with their lives. But according to a 2019 report by Cornell University, about 45% of Americans at one time have seen an immediate family member incarcerated.
Answers to Ohio Civics Essential ballot issues quiz
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Government A-OK checks & balances
Government checks and balances: How the border wall pushes the limits
Our Founding Fathers designed "separation of powers" as a way to keep any single branch — executive, legislative, or judicial — from gaining too much power.
Civics Essential Game Hour: libraries host fun, fact-filled evenings with trivia and prizes
If you love trivia and Jeopardy, test your knowledge about local and national law. Join your neighbors at a participating library for an hour of friendly competition.
Answers for Civics Essential Quiz: marriage equality
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