Amelia Earhart

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Amelia Earhart

  1. 1. "...now and then women should do for themselves what men have already done - occasionally what men have not done--thereby establishing themselves as persons, and perhaps encouraging other women toward greater independence of thought and action. Some such consideration was a contributing reason for my wanting to do what I so much wanted to do. Amelia Earhart
  2. 2. "The more one does and sees and feels, the more one is able to do, and the more genuine may be one's appreciation of fundamental things like home, and love, and understanding companionship First President of The Ninety- Nines Women's Aviation Group with George Putnam
  3. 3. Lockheed Electra and Lockheed Vega
  4. 4. Last known picture of Amelia's plane
  5. 5. heading for Howland Island to land on the US Coast Guard Cutter... The Itasca
  6. 6. Possible theories of what happened to Amelia........
  7. 7. Tokyo Rose was a generic name given by Allied forces in the South Pacific during World War II to any of approximately a dozen English-speaking female broadcasters of Japanese propaganda. Their intent was to disrupt the morale of Allied forces listening to the broadcast near the Japanese mainland.[1] According to rumors circulating among GIs, Tokyo Rose routinely identified American units on air, sometimes even naming individual soldiers. Her purported predictions of impending attacks were, according to many, unnervingly accurate, but there are no radio scripts, transcripts, or recordings of such broadcasts. Nevertheless, these stories continue to appear in popular histories of World War II and popular movies, such as Flags of Our Fathers. [2] Similar rumors surround the propaganda broadcasts of Lord Haw-Haw and Axis Sally.[3] Captured by Japanese ...or was a spy
  8. 8. living as Irene Bolam.....???
  9. 9. New Britain Possibly landed on Gardner Island
  10. 10. or perhaps crash landed on New Britain
  11. 11. One of America's first woman aviators and a strong feminist.
  12. 12. * What slogan might you use to best advertise the life of Amelia Earhart? *What impact did Amelia's accomplishments have on women of her time? * What do you consider to be Earhart's greatest contribution to aviation? * Which theory do you think is most plausible?

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