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Amelia Earhart

By Leilani Etherton

Introductio n
The person that I chose for my project is Amelia Earhart because she inspired women to follow their heart and to not count on men to help them and to do all of the work. She also inspired them to never give up. Amelia was turned down many times just because she was a girl .

Background Information
Full Name: Amelia Mary Earhart Spouse: George P. Putnam Birth Place: Atchinson, Kansas Born: July 24, 1897 Sibling: Grace Muriel Earhart Parents: Father- Samuel Edwin Stanton Earhart Mother- Amelia Otis Earhart College: Columbia University

Important Accomplishments
When Amelia was little she and a group of girls got together and built a mini roller coaster in Amelias backyard. The first roller coaster was a failure but Amelia did not give up she kept on trying and eventually she made a miniature roller coaster.

More Accomplishments
Amelia was called One of the best women pilots in the United States by the Boston Globe. Amelia set a record altitude for women, it was 14,000 feet. Amelia set a world altitude record of 18,415 feet. Amelia was the 16th woman to be issued a pilots license.

More Accomplishments cont.

Amelia became the Vice President of the Aeronautical Societys Boston Chapter. Finally, Amelia most popular flight, Amelia was trying to go all the world. That attempt was baffled when her plane was somehow lost and never found.

I hope you have learned a lot about Amelia Earhart, the female aviator. This project has made me realize how hard life was for women and how lucky I am to be in this day and age.

Bibliography rhart arhart.html Book Lauber,Patricia. Lost Star. New York: Scholastic Inc., 1988