Today’s Final Jeopardy – September 6, 2017

Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category Eras In U.S. History) for Wednesday, September 6, 2017:

On April 11, 1865 Abraham Lincoln spoke of “the mode, manner, and means of” this, which he would not live to see

(This game originally aired on May 17, 2017.)

(correct response beneath the contestants)

Today’s contestants:

Holly Cannon, a high school chemistry teacher from Klein, Texas
Holly Cannon on Jeopardy!
Michael Camp, a high school Spanish teacher from Chicago, Illinois
Michael Camp on Jeopardy!
Mary Parker, a high school French & English teacher from Rogers, Arkansas
Mary Parker on Jeopardy!


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What is Reconstruction?


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Scores going into Final:
Mary $12,200
Michael $6,600
Holly $3,200

Final results:
Holly $3,200 + $3,200 = $6,400
Michael $6,600 – $4,600 = $2,000 (What is unificiation?)
Mary $12,200 + $1,500 = $13,700 (Finalist)

Mary Parker, winner of the September 6, 2017 game of Jeopardy!

Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Mary $5,000
Holly $3,000
Michael $3,000

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Opening break taken after: 15 clues

Daily Double locations:
1) TOM HANKS MOVIE QUOTES $800 (29th pick)
Michael 4000 -1000 (Mary 5000 Holly 3000)

2) ORGANIZATIONS $1600 (23rd pick)
Holly 4600 -2600 (Mary 8200 Michael 6600)
3) Unplayed!
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: -81

Unplayed clues:
DJ! round: I NEED SOME TUDOR-ING $1600 & $2000
$ left on board: $3,600

Game Stats:
Mary $12,200 Coryat, 17 correct, 3 incorrect, 27.27% in first on buzzer
Holly $5,800 Coryat, 12 correct, 5 incorrect, 27.27% in first on buzzer
Michael $7,600 Coryat, 16 correct, 5 incorrect, 36.36% in first on buzzer
Lach Trash: $11,600 (on 10 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $12,200


Mary Parker, stats to date:
43 correct
5 incorrect
1/1 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $1,000)
2/2 in Final Jeopardy
34.82% in first on buzzer (39/112)
Average Coryat: $17,100

Michael Camp, stats to date:
34 correct
8 incorrect
1/2 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $200)
1/2 in Final Jeopardy
33.04% in first on buzzer (37/112)
Average Coryat: $9,700

Holly Cannon, stats to date:
25 correct
10 incorrect
0/1 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: -$2,600)
2/2 in Final Jeopardy
27.68% in first on buzzer (31/112)
Average Coryat: $5,900

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