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. Where was Emmett Till visiting his relatives?

  • Chicago
  • Oklahoma
  • Mississippi
  • Arkansas
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2. What did Emmett Till say to the white woman as he left the store?

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

3. What was Emmett Till doing in the store?

  • Talking to the store-keeper
  • Buying sweets
  • Buying milk for his family
  • Buying vegetables

4. In what year was Emmett Till killed?

  • 1955
  • 1957
  • 1959
  • 1952

5. 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 half brother (both of whom were black) 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 assistant (both of whom were white) not guilty 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.

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