Demonstrating the dignity & humanity of Black Americans, he sat for 160 known photographs, the most of any American in the 19th century

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Find out the Final Jeopardy Answer for the episode airing on Tuesday December 13, 2022!

Today’s Final Jeopardy Category is: 19th Century Americans

Today’s Final Jeopardy

Demonstrating the dignity & humanity of Black Americans, he sat for 160 known photographs, the most of any American in the 19th century

Final Jeopardy Answer

The Final Jeopardy Answer is: Frederick Douglass

Final Jeopardy Explanation

The book Picturing Frederick Douglass: An Illustrated Biography of the Nineteenth Century’s Most Photographed American features 160 photos of Douglass, many of which had never been published, from the period between 1841 and 1895.

After escaping from slavery in Maryland in the early 1840s, Douglass started posing for photographs and started writing essays about the power of art and how it could be used to give the oppressed confidence as his love in photography grew into an obsession.

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Alex has been an avid fan of television since they were a child, always eager to discover new shows and characters. Over the years, Alex has written numerous articles and essays about television, exploring the themes, characters, and cultural impact of some of the most beloved shows of our time.

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