The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

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In the novel, The Adventures of Huck Finn, why do Bill and Jake want Jim Turner dead?

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They become concerned that Jim won't stay silent about their robbery. They plan to kill him before he's able to confess. In doing so, they also recognize that they'll make a little extra money by splitting Jim's share.

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