The important thing about Amelia Earhart
By, Heather Schutzer
“ We’re running North to South” These were the last words ever heard from her ,again, it was received at exactly 8:45 a.m. July 2, 1937. Amelia Earhart was born on July 24, 1897 in Atchison, Kansas.
The important thing about Amelia Earhart is that she did things that no other woman was able to accomplish before her. Before Amelia ever started flying, she went on a flight, it was in 1920. Amelia’s first flying teacher was Neta Snook, Amelia bought her first airplane in 1921 and claimed the “Canary.” After she got the plane she was breaking a lot of records like the women’s altitude record of 14,000! Amelia Earhart was the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean, solo, But Amelia didn’t decide to do it, a man named George Putman did, he wanted Amelia to be the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean, and then Amelia agreed to the plan on June 17, 1928. When she did it, she made it in 20 h and 40 mins, non stop. She made many more flights like this one after, that were very risky. Now it was time for her last flight, an attempt to fly around the whole globe. She started the attempt on June 1, 1937, Miami, Florida, but on her way to Howland Island, her plane crashed, and know one ever found her, even today people still haven’t found her., she reported that she was running out of fuel. Can you believe that she did a lot of this because, well she loved flying, and she thought girls and boys to men and women are equ
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