Mae C. Jemison was one most famous women in science. She is the first African-American to be a astronaut. She was chosen in the NASA training program in June 4, 1987. After more than one year of training, Mae C. Jemison she was chosen to earn the title of the science mission specialist. On September 12, 1992 with six other astronauts she flew into space.
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.
“...the American army often recruited the many female camp followers to fill these jobs” (Brooks 2013, para. 17). They had slowly began to achieve recognition in society, especially war. It was then, that woman had begun to silently “protest” on having the same equal opportunity as men. During the war, women created a role for themselves to side amongst the male soldiers: a secret soldier.
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
This painting reflects my friend Ana’s life. Her husband was killed in action. Words can described how painful and devastating is, when a Chaplain knock at your door and delivery the horrible news. On this painting looks that with a letter they deliver the bad news, and with it they sent the medals that was awarded to the soldier. Today the USA Army help the widow with an insurance, instead of medal, the widow receive an American flag.
I'm Rosie. Rosie the Riveter. I was a cultural icon for women in the us during the time of world war || in the early 1940's. I worked in a factory building munitions and war supplies. My fellow female co-workers and I replaced the male workers that were in the military.
Constance Bowman Reid presents several captivating observations and narratives about being a woman working in a World War II bomber factory in her memoir Slacks & Calluses. Reid and her friend and fellow teacher Clara Marie, referred to as C.M., decided to spend their summer vacation assisting the allied war effort by working the swing shift at a local aircraft factory. Because of their gender, Reid and C.M were forced to challenge many presumptions and biases that the factory supervisors had about their abilities. Despite proving to be strong workers, the duo had to deal with sexism within the workplace and in the world around them. Due to her unique social positioning, Reid offers an unparalleled perspective on several wartime issues that in total provide a comprehensive story with spectacular historical value.
World War 1 had a huge impact on women´s lives, it was the spark that lead women have their rights and make a change in society’s perceptions towards women. The reason of this is because during World War 1 men had to go to the war and quit their jobs, this gave women the opportunity to take men’s jobs. More than a million women were able to join the workforce between 1914 and 1918, and they perform many different jobs. Some examples were: postal workers, police patrols, they learned how to produce parts of war machines, they had jobs in the area of engineering and chemical industries, and they were even soldiers. Some of this jobs were also dangerous.
And at night the glare from the planes brightly lights up his farm. As a result of the noise and light of these planes, Thomas Lee Causby was forced to give up their chicken business. As many as six to ten of their chickens were killed in one day by flying into the walls from fright. The total chickens lost in all this destruction caused by the planes was about 150. Production of his business also completely fell through..
The flight from America to North Ireland, which lasted almost 15 hours, was plagued by strong winds, icy conditions, and mechanical problems. Earhart was a prominent advocate of both feminism and the advancement of the aviation industry. She served as the first president of The Ninety-Nines, an organization of female pilots. During an attempt in 1937 to fly around the world, Earhart and her navigator Fred Noonan tragically disappeared while flying over the South Pacific Ocean. It is unknown what exactly went wrong and Earhart’s body was never found.
Amelia then met WWI soldiers who were female in Alaska. After meeting the female soldiers, Amelia wanted to become a nurse to help the wounded during war. In 1920 she moved to California, in California she took a 10min plane ride over Los Angeles. Amelia had several jobs that take flying lessons. In 1928, Amelia became the first women to fly over the Atlantic Ocean.