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. What was the store-keepers immediate reaction to Emmett Till talking to the white woman?

  • He locked him out of the shop
  • He seized him
  • He hit him
  • He kicked him
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2. What did Emmett Till say to the white woman as he left the store?

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

3. 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
  • 3 days later
  • 4 days later
  • 2 days later

4. Where was Emmett Till visiting his relatives?

  • Mississippi
  • Arkansas
  • Chicago
  • Oklahoma

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 assistant (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 half brother (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.

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