Here’s tonight’s Final Jeopardy for Wednesday, October 26, 2016:
Final Jeopardy! category: NOTABLE WOMEN
Final Jeopardy! clue: On her passing in 1913, Booker T. Washington called her heroic, “not unlike some of the heroic figures…in the Bible”
(correct response beneath the contestants)
|Erin Henry, a teacher from Greenbelt, Maryland
||George Stuart, a payroll professional from Orlando, Florida
||Lani Gonzalez, a managing director of an art bazaar from Austin, Texas (3-day total: $50,600)
Who is Harriet Tubman?
Harriet Tubman has ties to the Niagara region in Canada; herself and many of her family members, after being freed from slavery, spent significant time in the St. Catharines, Ontario area. In fact, the Government of Canada declared her a Person of National Significance in 2005.
Among the things named for her in St. Catharines include Harriet Tubman Public School, which opened in September 2015.
The Salem Chapel, British Methodist Episcopal Church Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historic Sites are less than 15 minutes from Niagara Falls.
|Alex & Johnny & Sarah & Kelly & Jimmy!||Trebek/Gilbert 16 (Support the #Jeoparty this year!)|
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