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  • The Journey Of Amelia Earhart And Howland Island

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    On June 1st, 1937, Amelia Earhart, took off on what she thought would be a historical flight. She began her journey in Oakland, California. This was her second attempt to become the first pilot in history to circumnavigate the globe. She and her navigator, Fred Noonan, took flight in a twin engine Lockheed 10E Electra, and successfully flew to their first destination, Miami, Florida, followed by a successful flight to their next destination, South America. Together, they continued on their journey

  • Amelia Earhart: One Of The Best Female Aviators

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    Amelia Earhart was one of the best female aviators of her time. She is known for setting many records during her lifetime. She achieved further than any female pilots could do. She even surpassed male pilots. However, her life was short-lived. Earhart will forever be remembered. Amelia Mary Earhart was born on July 24, 1897, in Atchison, Kansas. Earhart’s mother named her after her two grandmothers according to family customs. Earhart had a younger sister, Grace Muriel. When she was young, Earhart’s

  • Amelia Earhart: The First Woman To Cross The Atlantic Ocean

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    Amelia Earhart was the first woman to cross the Atlantic Ocean by airplane in 1928. She was also the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean alone from Honolulu to California and from California to Mexico, nonstop. She was born in Atchison, Kansas in 1897 and spent her childhood riding horses. The world she was born into had made up its mind about how men and women should act. That did not stop her though from challenging herself and taking risks. Her parents gave her plenty of encouragement

  • Infuence of Women in America: Sacagawea, Rosa Parks, and Amelia Earhart

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    later wrote Kaiser Wilhelm II a letter and asked if she could try again, and maybe this time she would miss (“speculated”). Many women in the course of history have stepped up in their leadership and inspired others. Sacagawea, Rosa Parks, and Amelia Earhart have all influenced tremendous change in women of America. However, with a little luck and extreme talent Annie Oakley broke the barriers, doing so she became one of the best female leaders in America. Being one of the first to make it in a man’s

  • The Events of 1937

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    World, American, and regional events that occurred in 1937 were remarkably influential to history. The year of 1937 was marked by dynamic world leaders, intensifying international conflicts, economic struggles, record breaking athletes, and influential authors. Despite the fact that this year was a time of rising world instability and uncertainty, several admirable feats were still achieved. John Steinbeck was a world renowned author of the twentieth century. He wrote numerous novels, many of which

  • Airplanes and Other Aircraft: History and Contributions

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    Commercial Pilot License." How to Get a Commercial Pilot License. N.p., n.d. Web. 31 Mar. 2014. "Mars Exploration Rover Mission: Home." Mars Exploration Rover Mission: Home. N.p., n.d. Web. 30 Mar. 2014. "The Official Website of Amelia Earhart." The Official Website of Amelia Earhart. N.p., n.d. Web. 30 Mar. 2014.

  • Fall Dance Concert Analysis

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    The performance sets up the scene with the female dancers dressed as prominent women throughout history such as Rosie the Riveter, Nillie Bly, Mother Teresa, Amelia Earhart, and Florence Nightingale. The women take turns in the spotlight, using their movements to tell their story and significance in history. The story of Amelia Earhart was told symbolically through the performer’s actions. The audience are introduced to Earhart’s love of flying and her aspirations to be a renown female pilot through

  • Life, Liberty, Freedom, and Equality

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    unfairness, and biased behavior but the women pulled through along with slaves and minorities to make sure they are as equal as man himself in the Constitution and in daily life Work Cited • "Amelia Mary Earhart." 2014. The Biography.com website. Apr 22 2014 http://www.biography.com/people/amelia-earhart-9283280. • "Frances Elizabeth Caroline Willard." 2014. The Biography.com website. Apr 22 2014 http://www.biography.com/people/emma-willard-9531676. • “United States Declaration of Independence.”

  • Women of the 1930's

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    “The women know that life must go on and that the needs of life must be met and it is their courage and determination which, time and again, have pulled us through worse crisis than the present one.” This famous quote, said by Eleanor Roosevelt states how powerful women are especially in the time of need (Ware). Eleanor Roosevelt said this during the time of the Great Depression at an all woman's press conference which is a very big deal during this time era. The role of women changed in many ways

  • Saving The Day To Save The World

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    financial, and military problems. Therefore, the people I have chosen to sit upon my Commision Board and help save the world are as follows: Calvin Coolidge, Huey Long, Jimmy Carter, Herbert Hoover, Andrew Carnegie, Harry Hopkins, Rosa Parks, Amelia Earhart, Samuel Gompers, and Gen. Douglas MacArthur. These people, in my opinion, are the best for the job and all bring special abilities to the table. My first selection for the job, Calvin Coolidge, was best known for his ability to promote a