Annotated Bibliography On Amelia Earhart

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Autumn Furr
Honors English III
15 November 2017
Annotated Bibliography
Thesis statement: Amelia Earhart is an American hero because she set goals, she fought to achieve them, she believed women could do anything men could do.
“Amelia Earhart: The Flying Feminist.” Flight Paths: Purdue University's Aerospace Pioneers, 10 Mar. 2017,
This website is about her life and how she got women equal to men.
This is a credible source because it is published by a university. This website also used many other published books and sites. Amelia got a job offer from the President of Purdue University Edward C. Elliott to teach for the study of Caretakers for Women. She took the offer even though she had no teaching qualifications and no college degree. Not everyone was as excited as President Elliott was to have Earhart at Purdue. The climate when Earhart arrived was less than friendly toward the female students and there was obvious condescension toward them from the men on campus. Through Amelia’s life she became as Susan Butler puts it, “Increasing focused on identifying and lifting barriers that held women back, as time and experience showed her just how intractable those barriers were for
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This is a credible source because it is off of “her” website.
“Women must pay for everything…. They do get more glory than men for comparable feats. But, also, women get more notoriety when they crash.”
Feats- an achievement that requires great courage, skill, or strength.
Notoriety- the state of being famous or well known for some bad quality or deed.
“Women must try to do things as men have tried. When they fail, their failure must be but a challenge to others.”
“Women, like men, should try to do the impossible. And when they fail, their failure should be a challenge to
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