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    Some people believe Amelia Earhart didn’t die because she made a perfect landing allowing her to land on a nearby island. While others believe Amelia was a secret agent working the U.S government which points to her close relationship with the Roosevelts. People suggest that the plane crashed after she intentionally deviated from her course to spy on Japanese-occupied islands in the Pacific. They also believe that Earhart and Noonan could have landed on one of the islands and were taken as prisoner

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    and Sam worked and became cowboy in a rancher in West,North,and Eastern New Mexico. On their cattle drives they learned the territories and as well as the settlers and ranchers in the area. In 1892, Tom and Sam and some other outlaws learn that Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad Was one its way to Deming, New Mexico. When the large gang was going to robbe the train right off of Nutt, New Mexico. A station 20 miles North of Deming.On July the gang struck again without Thomas. On July 11, 1899,

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    interruption in the blood flow to the brain because, a blood vessel is blocked, or there is a rupture (Atchison & Dirette, 2012, p. 128). There are various different etiologies of stokes. The first, and most common type of stroke is Ischemic. An Ischemic stroke is when “cerebral infarction, or brain tissue death, results when circulation to an area of the brain is obstructed, with the result being ischemia” (Atchison & Dirette, 2012, p. 129). The three categories that an ischemia stroke can be categorized into

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    field. (Kansas. Web.) As, an American aviator and public speaker, Earhart helped promote the commercial aviation for women to end male domination in the field of aviation. (Amelia Earhart. Web.)  Amelia Mary Earhart was born on July 24, 1897, in Atchison, Kansas. She lived with her wealthy, maternal grandparents until she was twelve years old and then moved in with her parents   Edwin and Amelia Otis because they were experiencing family  problems.(Amelia Mary Earhart Encyclopedia.) She and her sister

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    Amelia Earhart was born in Atchison, Kansas to Edwin and Amy Otis Earhart. Amelia’s childhood was perfect until her father became an alcoholic in 1914, Amelia’s mother split with her husband and took her children with her, due to this Amelia didn’t have a relationship with her father; along the way they told her that she wouldn’t be able to accomplish anything because she was a woman. Amelia went to ten different high schools but graduated from Hyde Park high school in 1916, due to her father’s addiction

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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

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    Thoughout its existence, the Santa Fe Trail provided more then just trade from Missioury to the far southern reaches of the western lands of the United States. From 1821-1846, the Santa Fe Trail was an internatial road for many diverse people looking for something new. This trail leads through Kansas into Colorado, to La Junta Colorado. Where the Spanish and Native American cultures thived. this reflected a diverse community of traders, trappers, farmers, ranchers and gatherers that all collaberated

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    achieving goals. Thus, Akeelah and the Bee has a central theme of goal setting because it focuses on the achievement of Akeelah’s goals and how others affect her both positively and negatively. The 2006 film, Akeelah and the Bee, is directed by Doug Atchison and features Keke Palmer as Akeelah Anderson, the protagonist. Akeelah is an eleven year old girl who attends Crenshaw Middle School, a predominantly black school in South Los Angeles. She is often bullied and mistreated due to her studious nature

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    Americas Sixteenth President Abraham Lincoln once said, “Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.” That would be viewed as a fair statement to almost anyone. If you deny freedom, you do not deserve it. Maybe people view that as a fair statement only because of the modern times. So, a frequent question that might be asked about history might be, is it fair to judge events or people based on modern times? Abe Lincoln was not always loved by his people in America (especially the

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    even though the news about his scandal had already leaked. Since Rasputin had healed the tsar’s son, the tsarina believed that Rasputin “must have been sent by God. In her mind he was he the answer to her fervent prayers for God to save her son” (Atchison). She did not listen to what anyone else had to say about Rasputin and she would do whatever it took to keep Rasputin safe. The manipulative Rasputin was able to gain

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    The bodies of a sixteen year old Leslie Arnold’s parents were found buried in their house’s backyard of Omaha, Nebraska after he confessed to the police about the killings. On September 27th, 1958, Leslie had into an argument with his parents over their family car. This led him to brutally shooting his parents and burying their bodies in a shallow grave behind their home. His parents were William Arnold, a 42 year old manager and his wife Opel who was about 40 years at the time of their death. Arnold

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    As heard in the movie Akeelah and the Bee, quote by Marianne Williamson, “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.” This quote underlying meaning is that we can not be

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    Minorities are underrepresented in the field of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), and there are factors that contribute to this phenomenon. (Lancaster & Xu, 2017). One contributing factor to the underrepresentation of minorities in STEM is the achievement gap between minorities and whites. Unfortunately, many studies affirm that educators have low academic expectations for students of color (Olszewski-Kubilius, 2003). Thereby, students of color complete fewer advanced courses

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    many acts of bravery even, in her younger years. In her late teens early twenties, Earhart fell in love with aviation and took on odd jobs to pay for flying lessons (Source C). During this time, her and her father would go on 10 minute flights in Atchison, Kansas, her hometown (Source C). Remember, aircrafts in the 1920’s were not as nearly as safe and reliable as aircrafts today. Once she started her lessons, Source C explains she chopped off her hair and donned a worn leather jacket to fit her

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    the first to do it around the equator. It doesn’t take success to become a hero, a hero fails plenty of times, but always get back up and keeps their passion even after downfalls. Amelia Earhart was “born Amelia Mary Earhart on July 24,1897, in Atchison, Kansas” ( Beer ). Amelia family was a normal sized family also, her family wasn’t anything spectacular. They were middle-class citizens who made enough to survive and that was about it. “Her father, Edwin, was a lawyer who struggled

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    Bailey Adnam Mr Atchison ELA30B 16/12/2015 Poverty in Canada I chose to write my essay on poverty in Canada. There is no measure of poverty officially in Canada. Statistics Canada reports that 14.9 per cent of Canadians are poor or have low income (Ex. They make less than half the median income.) In Canada 200,000 people are homeless in a year, Ontario Association of Food Banks found that poverty is costing the government about $30 billion a year. Also 1 in 7 (or 4.8 million) people in Canada are

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    huge role model for women all across the globe, as well as inspiring pilots as well. Amelia Earhart was not only one of the bravest women in history; she was one of the bravest people in history. Amelia Earhart was born on July 24, 1897 in Atchison, Kansas into a family that struggled financially. Her father’s name was Edwin Earhart, who is a lawyer and her mothers name was Amy Otis Earhart who is a stay at home mother. Her and her younger sister spent most of their childhood with their very

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    Jim Atchison who served as the CEO and president of SeaWorld since 2009 stepped down after the release of the documentary. Another effect was that Blackfish was it got many people to stop from going to SeaWorld parks. “Attendance to the company’s 11 parks between

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    in. She changed the belief that women cannot fly their own planes. Later in life, Amelia proved the world wrong by becoming the first women to fly across the Atlantic Ocean. For one thing, Amelia was always adventurous, even has a child. Born in Atchison, Kansas, she was brought up in the world encouraged by her parents to take risks and challenge herself physically. Amelia’s mother, Amy, tried to give her a sense of independence and confidence. Her father, on the other hand, battled a drinking problem

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    Autumn Furr Mr.Ranew 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, flightpaths.lib.purdue.edu/blog/2016/09/13/amelia-earhart-the-flying-feminist/. This website is about her life and how she got women equal to men. This is a

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