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  • 1. By: Marisol RussoAmelia Earhart
  • 2. Early Life Amelia Earhart was born to Edwin and AmyEarhart on July 24, 1897 in Atchison,Kansas. At 11 years old, Amelia saw her first airplanewhich was the first successful plane theWright brothers flew.
  • 3. Education When Amelia graduated high school,she went to the Ogontz Schoolin Pennsylvania. Amelia took college courses in New York City atColumbia University and Barnard College. In college, she prepared to study medicine, butdecided to study medical research instead. When Amelia was 24, she took her first flyinglesson and bought her first airplane.
  • 4. Adult Life/Career Amelia became the first accompanied womanin the world to fly across the Atlantic Oceanin 1928. She later wrote magazine articlesabout her trip. In 1931, she married George P. Putnam whowas also her publisher and manager. Finally, in 1932, she became the first womanto fly solo across the AtlanticOcean.
  • 5. Accomplishments Amelia was the first person to fly fromHawaii to California on January 11, 1935. On April 19, 1935 she was the first person tofly from Los Angeles to Mexico City. Amelia was the second person and firstwoman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean.
  • 6. Impact on the World Amelia inspired women across the world totry to do things that men have tried. Amelia risked her life to prove that womenwere up to the challenge. Amelia was called the “First Lady of the Air”.
  • 7. Death While trying to fly across the World, shedisappeared on July 3, 1937 somewhere inthe Pacific Ocean. Amelia’s remains and wreckage were neverfound.