Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category The Civil War Era) for Tuesday, May 30, 2017:
The USA’s largest state school in 1861, by 1862 its enrollment had dropped by 90%
(correct response beneath the contestants)
|Rand Wise, a math teacher from Decatur, Georgia
||Kerry Benn, a legal news editor from Springfield, New Jersey
||Jon Groubert, a former attorney from Denver, Colorado (3-day total: $76,191)
[spoiler title=’Click/Tap Here for Final Jeopardy! Correct Response/Question’]What is the University of Virginia?[/spoiler]
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The University of Virginia was the 2nd largest university in the United States prior to the Civil War. Its pre-war enrollment of 600 dropped 90% by 1862. It was thankfully spared in 1865 by Sheridan’s troops when they reached Charlottesville.
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