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    Amelia Earhart Specific purpose: To inform my SPC-112-W003 class on Amelia Earhart’s wonderful accomplishments and life events. Central idea: Amelia Earhart was more than just an aviator she was a record breaker who was full of courage. I. Introduction a. Attention-getter: Amelia purchased her first airplane within six months of having her first flying lesson, which is very unusual because people don’t purchase their first plane until they have completed their lessons. b. Credibility…

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    What is the current level of turbulence in this case for Dr. Smith? Mrs. Wilson? Mrs. Martin? Provide evidence to support your response. Currently, I would assess Dr. Smith’s level of turbulence to be moderate, however, due to the vulnerability of this situation his actions could negatively influence this level. Shaprio and Gross (2013), indicated that moderate turbulence is not normally a part of how an organization operates, and is prompted by important issues that need to be solve. In this…

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    Bessie Coleman Bessie Coleman has influenced many African American teens from Texas by opening a flying school and teaching other black women to fly, being the first black woman to earn a pilot's license, and working to inspire black aviators. Bessie Coleman was born in Atlanta, Texas; she was the tenth of thirteen children. George Coleman, her father, was three quarter Cherokee Indian. Her parents worked as sharecroppers. (Carly Courtney, Disciples of flight) When she was 12 years old,…

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    Howard Robard Hughes Jr, an American filmmaker, businessman, entrepreneur, inventor, aviator, aerospace engineer, and philanthropist (Nash, 2004), was a man before his time. Unaffected by the crash of the market of 1929 and the negative effects of World War II and the Cold War, Hughes became a millionaire and soon after was named the richest man in the United States. For many decades, as part of the one percent, Hughes was a major contributor to America’s economic growth. His contribution to…

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    today is very different from the Air Force of the mid 1900’s. Segregation was still a major factor. Racial separation required legislation to give people of color the opportunities for training as airmen. The Tuskegee Airmen were the first black aviators in the US military forces. Before then they were not allowed to fly in the military becuase of segregation in America. Black people were in the military but they were not allowed in positions due to they way viewed at the time as incompetent.…

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    The Tuskegee airmen were an elite squadron of African American pilots of the U.s Army Air Corse (AAC). These brave men were trained at Tuskegee Army Airfield in Alabama and flew more than 15000 individual missions in Europe and North Africa during World War II. At the current time of their deployment the U.S had not yet branched off into the U.S Air Force. Due to high racial tensions during WWII The Army had refused using black men as pilots, but they soon would after a lawsuit was filed against…

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    Father of Chinese Aviation” written by Rebecca Maksel, all impacted their countries as well as changing their lives with hard work, dedication, and persever Melba Pattillo Beals helped to break the color barrier while at the same time helping African American education to excel. Melba and eight fellow black students desegregated Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. “We stepped up to the front door of Central High School and crossed the threshold into that place where angry…

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    also illustrating how the great American hypocrisy affects this transition. A great example of this comes from two paragraphs discussing her father’s first job at a blood bank. The job is temporary, as he’s trying to get official certification to be a doctor in the United States, but he encounters difficulties. One woman is xenophobic to him, “[requesting] to see an “American” doctor” (Balcita 2006, 1) when he comes to her aid. While this is a prime example of American hypocrisy as I explained…

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    prestigious group of African-American men determined to go above and beyond their call to duty to change racism in the United States military. These heroic men were faced with racism and adversity at every corner; nevertheless, they stayed true to their cause and fought until the very end for a noble cause dear to their hearts. No one can come close to comparing to the Tuskegee Airmen, who altered the way the United States of America and its military forces would see African-Americans for years…

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    In 1898, a movement towards war with Spain was filling the minds of Americans. Some in Congress urged against war, one being Billy’s father John Mitchell (Davis). However, after the sinking of the battleship Maine near Havana there was little use resisting the inevitable war with Spain. Young Billy Mitchell was in the gallery of the U.S. Senate when the resolution of war was passed. Billy was now eighteen and he quickly packed his bag with the intent to join his father’s old regiment in…

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