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Alexandra

  1. 1. Amelia Earhart Alexandra Macavei
  2. 2. Birth – Date and Place <ul><li>Atchison, Kansas </li></ul><ul><li>July 24,1897 </li></ul>
  3. 3. Family <ul><li>Mom Otis, dad Edwin, sister Grace </li></ul>
  4. 4. Early Childhood Life <ul><li>Wore jeans not dresses </li></ul><ul><li>At three sent to live with grandparents </li></ul><ul><li>Learned to read at five </li></ul><ul><li>Played basketball </li></ul>
  5. 5. Education <ul><li>Learned to read at five </li></ul><ul><li>Home school until twelve </li></ul><ul><li>Attended six high schools graduated on time </li></ul>
  6. 6. Accomplishments and Awards <ul><li>In 1922 Amelia Earhart sets a world record for women’s flying with an altitude </li></ul><ul><li>In 1928 Amelia Earhart was the first women to fly across the Atlantic </li></ul><ul><li>In 1932 she was the second person to fly solo across the Atlantic </li></ul><ul><li>In 1935 the first person to fly solo from Hawaii to California </li></ul>
  7. 7. Obstacles Amelia Earhart Overcame <ul><li>People did not like her fame because she was a women </li></ul>
  8. 8. Why I think Amelia Earhart is a hero <ul><li>She was one of the first people to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean </li></ul>
  9. 9. Famous Quotes <ul><li>“ Never do things others can do and will do if there are things others can not do or will not do.” </li></ul><ul><li>“ The women who can create her own job is the women who will seek fame and fortune.” </li></ul>
  10. 10. Death – Date and Place <ul><li>1937,Somewere in the Atlantic Ocean </li></ul>
  11. 11. Other Interesting Facts <ul><li>In 1922 Amelia Earhart set a world record for women’s flying with altitude record of 14,000 feet </li></ul>
  12. 12. Bibliography <ul><li>Adler, David A. A Picture Book of Amelia Earhart </li></ul><ul><li>www.acepilots.com/earhart.html </li></ul><ul><li>www.history-timelines.org.uk/people-timelines </li></ul>

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