Emmett Till

From key topic 2: The Civil Rights Movetment , 1945-62 from the edexcel course A Divided Union? The USA 1945-70

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1. Emmett Till was a black boy from where?

  • Texas
  • Birmingham
  • Chicago
  • Cleveland
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2. Emmett Till's body was found with a bullet in his head and his skull crushed how many days after the store-keepers reaction?

  • 5 days later
  • 2 days later
  • 3 days later
  • 4 days later

3. In what year was Emmett Till killed?

  • 1952
  • 1957
  • 1955
  • 1959

4. An all white Jury found the store-keeper and ... (both of whom were ...) .... after an hour of deliberation.

  • An all white Jury found the store-keeper and his assistant (both of whom were black) guilty after an hour of deliberation.
  • An all white Jury found the store-keeper and his assistant (both of whom were white) not guilty after an hour of deliberation.
  • An all white Jury found the store-keeper and his half brother (both of whom were white) not guilty after an hour of deliberation.
  • An all white Jury found the store-keeper and his half brother (both of whom were black) guilty after an hour of deliberation.

5. What did Emmett Till say to the white woman as he left the store?

  • "Nice to meet you"
  • "Bye baby"
  • "Hello babe"

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