Essay on Earhart : The Mysterious Disappearance Of Amelia Earhart

2135 Words Dec 1st, 2016 9 Pages
Many mysteries appear in both American and world history. There are still many holes in history with missing information. It’s nearly impossible to know the answer to every unsolved mystery, but if society doesn’t try to further understand; we couldn’t possibly be successful when trying to fill in the gaps of history. One unsolved mystery that I found eye catching was the mysterious disappearance of Amelia Earhart. Many are familiar with Amelia Earhart’s accomplishments and what was known as her “last known flight”. Her plane had never landed during her journey in attempts to cross the Pacific; she mysteriously disappeared in July of 1937. Her disappearance remains a mystery to this day. I question why we are still questioning what happened to Amelia Earhart to this day. There are many theories that are more believable than others, but none have been proven to be fully accurate even with today’s technological advances. What truly happened to Amelia Earhart?
Earhart is famous for breaking many records in aviation and has been recognized several ways in history. She had broken a women 's altitude record when she rose to 14,000 feet above the Atlantic. Earhart was also the first female to successfully fly alone across the Atlantic Ocean. Earhart continued to forge ahead and next attempted to fly across the Pacific. Earhart was always pushing the envelope trying to compete with the male pilots in a predominately male field. After each accomplishment, it was only a matter…

Related Documents