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The Wright Brothers invented and did their testing of their engine propelled airplane in Kill Devil Hills and Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. By 1903, the brothers built a biplane named through history as the Wright Flyer (Ethell 19). Through the works of the Wright brothers and other equally important contributors we prove that humans can fly. The entire world was abuzz at what the Wright Brothers had achieved. Finally, after all these years of enviously watching birds fly over their... ... middle of paper ... ...is fanciful invention.
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Soon after building their first successful aircraft, the brothers signed a contract with the United States military to build airplanes for the army. The Wright Brothers are important to American history because of their invention of the airplane, which in turn revolutionized the conduct of war. History has known them as “The Wright Brothers,” but Wilbur and Orville were actually two of five children born to the Wright family from Dayton, Ohio. Wilbur was born on April 16, 1867 in Millville, Indiana and Orville was born on August 19, 1871 in Dayton, Ohio. In 1881 the Wright family moved to Richmond, Indiana but later returned to Ohio in 1887.
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