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Emmett Till (Grade 5)

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Emmett Till

Emmett Till was murdered in what year?
  1. 1923
  2. 1955
  3. 1964
  4. 1976
Emmett Till was            years old when he was murdered.
Emmett Till was visiting relatives in Chicago when he was killed.
  1. True
  2. False
In 1955, racial tension was running high due to which Supreme Court decision from the year before?

Carolyn Bryant was one of the white owners of a grocery store in Money, Mississippi.
  1. True
  2. False
FBI records indicate that Emmett Till truly did whistle at Carolyn Bryant in the store.
  1. True
  2. False
Emmett Till was taken from his uncle's house in the middle of the night by Roy Bryant and his half brother John Milam.
  1. True
  2. False
Why did Mamie Till Bradley insist on an open casket funeral for her son?

The photograph of Emmett Till's body from Jet Magazine was selected by Time Magazine as one of the most influential images.
  1. True
  2. False
Emmett Till's murderers were acquitted by an integrated jury.
  1. True
  2. False
After the acquittal, Bryant and Milam admitted during an interview with Look Magazine to killing Emmett Till.
  1. True
  2. False
In 2008, Carolyn Bryant admitted that her testimony against Till was false.
  1. True
  2. False
Rosa Parks's decision to not give up her seat on the bus was influenced by the murder of Emmett Till.
  1. True
  2. False

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