Bessie Coleman


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first African American woman to fly an airplane

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Bessie Coleman

  1. 1. Bessie Coleman By Henry Anderson
  2. 2. She is Gifted Because... <ul><li>She was the first African-American woman to fly a plane </li></ul>
  3. 3. One of the Challenges They Faced Was... <ul><li>They had little money for food, water, and other needs </li></ul>
  4. 4. She was Famous for... <ul><li>Being the first African-American woman to fly an airplane </li></ul>
  5. 5. She was born in... <ul><li>Bessie Coleman was born in January 26, 1892, Texas </li></ul>
  6. 6. Something People Don't Know About This Person Is... <ul><li>She lived in a one-room house as a child </li></ul>
  7. 7. Something Interesting About Her Is... <ul><li>She actually flew for an airshow and rented planes until she could buy one </li></ul>
  8. 8. Somethng I Like About Her Is... <ul><li>She had lots of bravery and was very daring </li></ul>
  9. 9. She Died In... <ul><li>She died of a plane crash on April 30 th 1926 </li></ul>
  10. 10. This Slide Show... Was made by Henry Anderson Fin