Amelia Earhart Research Paper

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Amelia Earhart Amelia Earhart is famous for mysteriously vanishing while attempting to fly across the world, but there is much more than that. She was the first woman to cross the Atlantic ocean by airplane in 1928. She was the first woman to make a solo flight across the Atlantic in 1932. She made the first solo flight from Honolulu to the US mainland in 1935. She made the first solo flight from Mexico City to New York City in 1935. Like I said Amelia began the attempt for the first around the world flight in 1937 but never finished it. She also did a lot more that flying. She was the vice president of Luddington Airlines, Inc. in 1930-1931. Amelia was presented a National Geographic Society's gold medal by President Hoover, a award that was never before given to a woman. She also received National Aeronautical Association honorary membership. Amelia even started her own charter airline. Amelia Mary Earhart was born on July 24, 1897 in Atchison Kansas. Her mother was Amy Earhart. Her father was Edwin Earhart, he was a lawyer. At age 3 Amelia went to live with her grandmother. She also had…show more content…
She disappeared somewhere near Howland island in the Pacific Ocean. She lived 40 years unless she somehow survived the crash. Amelia and her copilot, Frederick J. Noonan were never heard from again. Some think that they crashed and died, but others think that they ran out of fuel and landed and survived on a island now called Nikumaroro. A search party on Nikumaroro, last year, claims to have found a part that belongs to her plane. But some don't believe that they found anything at all. Others think that her plane crashed and the piece from it floated to the island. But there is no way to prove any of the theories true or false..The “final flight” was scheduled to take place in March 1937, but this flight failed. She went back and took off in the opposite direction, and they completed 75% of it, but crashed over the Pacific

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