Amelia Earhart: Women's Speed Record Of Women

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Amelia Earhart Amelia Earhart was famous for many reasons. She showed that women can do anything men can. Amelia set the women’s speed record of 181 mph. She made people look at women differently. Amelia Earhart was born on July 24, 1897 in Atchison Kansas. She had 1 sister named Grace Muriel Earhart. Her parents were Edwin and Amy Otis Earhart. When she was a child, she was a tomboy and attended public and private schools. She moved to Des Moines Iowa when she was in 7th grade. During the summer she spent the months with her parents. During the winter months she spent them with her grandparents. Amelia attended a private college and graduated high school from Hyde Park High School in Chicago Il. (Gale). Amelia Earhart set the women’s
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