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  • Amelia Earhart

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    living, compensate for dull gray ugliness and pregnant hate, unless we dare the souls dominion? Each time we make a choice, we pay with courage to behold the restless day and count it fair." Those were the words of Amelia Earhart in a poem she wrote, entitled "Courage." Amelia Earhart knew a lot about courage. Even when faced with impossible odds, she always had the courage to try and overcome them. She had a never give up attitude that made her so attractive to the public and took the science community

  • Amelia Earhart

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    almost 75 years since the famous pilot, Amelia Earhart, disappeared somewhere over the Pacific during her attempt to fly around the world. She was very-well known and when news hit of her disappearance, many were devastated. Amelia changed many lives, giving inspiration and serving as a role-model for women everywhere. Her impact still stands today. The tasks she went through and all her hard work to change the female image will never be forgotten. Amelia was born on July 24th, 1987. She lived with

  • Amelia Mary Earhart: A Biography Of Amelia Mary Earhart

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    Amelia Mary Earhart wrote this consolation to her husband in a letter that would be sent to him in the event of her death by air (“Biography”). She was a strong woman to be reckoned with throughout her life in the early twentieth century. She had a fiery personality that she displayed often in her life. In her book Last Flight, Earhart tells about how she first became interested in flying when she attended an air fair in Toronto. While standing in a field with a friend, a pilot above saw them and

  • Amelia Earhart: A Brief Biography: Amelia Earhart

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    Amelia Earhart Amelia Earhart was born in Atchison, Kansas, on July 24, 1897. During that time, airplanes were not nearly as common as they are today. Life was simple, and the technology was not as advanced. She was named Amelia Mary Earhart after her two grandmothers, Amelia Harres Otis and Mary Wells Earhart. It was a family tradition to name your child after their grandmother or grandfather. Amelia was known as “Millie”, or “Lady Lindy”. Her nickname was given to her due to the fact that she looked

  • Amelia Earhart

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    “Amelia Earhart gave millions of women, suffering through the Great Depression, a reason to be proud.” (Amelia Earhart) {Thesis} Amelia Earhart’s childhood was almost good as her adulthood. Amelia Mary Earhart was born on July 24, 1897 in Atchison, Kansas (Quick Reference Facts). Earhart attended six different high schools, but still got excellent grades and graduated on time (Quick Reference Facts). When Amelia Earhart was 10 years old, she saw her first airplane at the state fair. She wasn’t impressed

  • Amelia Earhart Biography

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    Amelia Earhart was a feisty, young girl when she saw her first airplane. Little did she know that her small interest in planes would develop into a full-on passion. Amelia grabbed the hearts of people around the world when she became the first female to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Other than just being an aviator, she was a pioneer and an author. Amelia is a symbol of perseverance and power to American women. Still today she is one of the world’s most celebrated and respected aviators

  • Amelia Earhart Biography

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    Amelia Earhart Many fantastic aviators have shown their talents throughout the centuries. Americans have been fascinated, time after time, with the ability to fly. One woman in particular took her fascinations and abilities and became one of the greatest aviators of her time. Amelia Earhart was a very famous, record-setting woman aviator. Amelia, while on her around the world flight in 1937, disappeared and left many people, even today, trying to figure out what happened to her. Amelia Earhart was

  • Amelia Earhart Case Timeline

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    Amelia Earhart: A Look Into Her Disappearance The sky remained vacant the morning Amelia Earhart and her navigator, Fred Noonan, were supposed to touch base on Howland Island, for the last leg of their trip around the world. Leo Bellarts, the Chief radioman on the coast guard ship, was desperately sending radio signals, trying to reach the lost pilot in the air. On July second, 1937, Earhart and her plane, went down in the Pacific Ocean, and have not been found since then. Seventy-seven years after

  • Theories on the Disappearance of Amelia Earhart

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    Introduction Throughout the 1920s and 30s, although forming a thirteenth of all aviators, many women played a significant role in flying. (Corn, p 72) Amelia Earhart was one of these women. She was a pioneer in women’s aviation. In 1928, she became the first woman to fly across the Atlantic alongside pilot Wilmer "Bill" Stultz and co-pilot/mechanic Louis E. "Slim" Gordon. Four years later, she became the first woman to fly solo across the same ocean, replicating the record setting flight of Charles

  • Amelia Earhart

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    Amelia Earhart gives a brief summary of her younger days, and then goes on to give a detailed story of her flight across the Atlantic. 20 hrs. 40 min. opens with Amelia Earhart as a nurses aid in Toronto, Canada. Canada had been at war for 4 years and Amelia saw that there was war work that she could do. The devastation of war affected her whole outlook on life. Planes were a part of war, and this is where Amelia was first introduced to aviation. She believed that the inevitability of flying was