Biography: Amelia Earhart Critical Reading Test 1) This text is a biography about Amelia Earhart and her many achievements and life thus far as a pilot. This biography is broken up into six sections. The first section outlines Amelia’s early life, where she visited her sister at school only to find World War 1 soldiers wounded thus far changing her decision to go to college. The text then explains how Amelia had first gotten in a plane, only to find that that was soon going to be her biggest life achievement. The next section then explains that she had to commit to a hard working life to afford lessons and a plane of her own.
Amelia Earhart: More Than a Mystery In March 1937 Amelia Earhart began her flight around the world. If successful she would be the first woman to complete such a feat. In a time when women weren’t seen as equals, Amelia proved that women could excel in the tasks and adventures that were traditionally held by men with her courage and many accomplishments. Amelia Earhart is one of the most famous pilots of all time because of her pioneering role in what she stood for, her accomplishments, and the mystery behind her ultimate fate. Amelia Earhart was born in Atchison, Kansas in 1897 and “grew up as a tomboy” (Netzley 12).
Amelia Earhart was and still is an inspiration to so many people by influencing women’s rights and by being the first aviatrix that inspired so many other women to not only to be a pilot but they can be whoever they want to be. “Amelia Earhart (July 24, 1897 disappeared July 2, 1937), fondly known as ‘Lady Lindy’ was an American activator who mysteriously disappeared in 1937 while trying to circumnavigate the globe from the equator.” https://www.biography.com/people/amelia-earhart-9283280 A plane Earhart was flying disappeared somewhere near Holland Island in the Pacific Ocean. Because Amelia’s dream was to be the first person to travel the Earth and around the equator quickly ended up with her disappearing on July 2, 1937. Her disappearance had everyone
Amelia Earhart: The Woman in the Sky Amelia Mary Earhart, the first women to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean, is known as one of America’s first celebrities. She was born in 1898, where women were not thought of being as capable as men. She challenged common perceptions by breaking world aviation records, to show that women were equal to men, and could even succeed to do things that men failed to. As a child, she was raised as a proper Victorian woman, but, to her grandmother’s disapproval, decided that she didn’t fit the norm, hence she was known as a tomboy, who enjoyed spending time outdoors climbing trees, sledding, and hunting rats, which was thought to be extremely abnormal at the time. Amelia collected pictures of women who were
On April 1926, Coleman traveled to Jacksonville, Florida in a JN-4 that she had recently purchased. Bessie had been planning to parachute jump the next day and was not wearing a seatbelt in order to survey the terrain (Journey 2). Halfway through the flight the plane went into a dive but was unable to pull out of it as the plane began to spin (Journey 2). Bessie was thrown 500 feet and died instantly because of impact with the ground (Journey). Bessie Coleman was a hardworking, determined , and strong-willed woman.
“Earhart became upset by reports that she was largely a puppet figure created by her publicist husband and that she was something less than a competent aviator. To prove her skills as an aviator, she piloted a tiny, single-engine Lockheed Electra from Newfoundland, Canada, to Ireland. Then, on May 20-21, 1932, and five years after Lindbergh, Earhart became the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic.” (Encyclopedia of World
Flying Inspiration Amelia, born to fly was willing to do many of the women 's “firsts” throughout her life of her flying career. Amelia Earhart at a young age tried to fly during her childhood. Her inspiration was a childhood invention. Amelia 's invention worked with a few tweaks of adjustment. (Davis, 1972) When It was just right she tried it out and said, "I flew!"
Other young men and women soon wanted to fly. And the people said, “Why don’t you give it a try?” The sky’s still big, and the sky’s still high, But you’re bound to get there, by and by. Just remember her words, ‘Til the day you die, “Nobody Owns the Sky!” Reeve Lindbergh dedicated her poem to the family of Bessie Coleman with admiration and respect from another flying family. “It looks like a good day for flying.” “Miss Bessie Coleman (Queen Bess), the daredevil aviator accomplished her goal in her short life. She made a difference and she did “amount to something.” Mae Jemison, M.D.
Helen Keller was a woman that impacted the community greatly. She was the eyes of the blind and the ears of the deaf. She had many hurdles in her life but she never let them stop her from following her dreams. Keller not only accomplished her dreams but she also helped and made it possible for other woman to accomplish their dreams in life. This helped blind and deaf women to live regular, everyday lives as well.
But she later returned to high school and became pregnant with her son Guy, by her high school lover. Over time the young couple eventually split. She then left home at the age of 16 and began her life as a single mother, implementing long and hard hours as a waitress (Angelou. I Know Why.... 29) Years passed and in 1952 she married a man named Anastasios Angelopulos. She met him while pursuing her career as a nightclub singer.
Tina Turner did not bloom as well as a solo artist but she always gave her fans more and more music to love. When Tina Turner got on stage it was like a whirlwind. She has so many artist that dedicate their career and achievements to her for her integrity and strength. The artist that I believe is most like her today is Beyonce. Beyonce is the diva she is fierce and unstoppable.
When she was in her teens her parents got a divorce. Her mom raised five kids by herself, and she still took college courses in her spare time. Ellen Ochoa attended to Grossmont High School where she found her love for the sciences. She graduated from high school in 1975 as valedictorian. Earning a four year scholarship to Stanford, she wanted to stay close to family.
Luckily, I had met a girl from Hannibal who was also attending the congress meeting and it seemed like all my nerves and worries disappeared and I was ecstatic to get on that plane and get to Boston. When we arrived we were split up and put in different resident halls. So I made my way to my hall and spent a good thirty minutes looking for my room. Once I met my roommates, we made our way to the meeting spot. The line to get into the stadium was at least a mile long.
Amilia’s adventure Amilia Earheart was from Kansas. She was the first child of three. As she grew up her dad had a drinking problem so Amilia and her family moved to Chicago. Then in 1917 she went to visit her sister in Canada and came across injured soldiers. So Amilia went back to school to become a nurse.
Since then, she has won several awards and continues to act. Betty White’s autobiography, If You Ask Me: (And of Course You Won’t), reveals an actress 's life from her perspective. Betty White’s long life and long career have made it possible to provide inspiration to everyone in the acting world and in the real world. Betty White’s most influential role, apart from acting, is