Charles August Lindbergh

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    celebration, filled with individuals that had made an impact on the society, including Charles Lindbergh. A man who had changed aviation forever. However, there was another figure in France, that was known to have equal talent to Charles Lindbergh. The United States press called Jean Mermoz, France’s Lindbergh. Jean Mermoz and Charles Lindbergh were brilliant and courageous aviators who strove to do great things. As a result, they both expanded air travel for their country but they had different goals and ideas. The similarities between Charles Lindbergh and Jean Mermoz was that they both expanded air travel. Charles Lindbergh first became famous on May 20, 1927, when he made the first solo nonstop…

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    famous pilot, Charles Augustus Lindbergh. Hard enough as flying already is, try flying a plane over the ocean while having hallucinations because of sleep deprivation. Challenging, huh? Well, he did. And, he did so without stopping to rest, and by himself. Charles Lindbergh was born on February 4, 1902, in Detroit, Michigan. His mother was Evangeline Lodge Lindbergh, and she very closely followed Charles choice in career (Charles). His father, Charles Augustus Lindbergh Sr. was a lawyer…

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    Amelia Earhart's Journey

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    The word “journey” can strike a series of emotions and images into one’s heart. It could make one feel excited for adventure, or curious about the future. It can make one think of faraway places, and of interesting people. The word “journey” can make one think of adventurers and innovators alike. Individuals such as Lewis and Clark, Ernest Shackleton, and even Neil Armstrong come to mind. One might also think of Amelia Earhart, the woman whom embarked on one of the most daring yet…

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    Charles Lindbergh, the flyer that we would never expect in history. Planes were the thing of the century. Those who could fly planes were known as the “cool” people. Many flyers were daredevils, delivery people, and even part of the U.S. Army. One day, Raymond Orteig,owner of the Lafayette Hotel made a challenge for those airmen. The challenge was to see the first that could fly from New York, to France. The prize money for the winner was $25,000. A journey like that would be more than dangerous…

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    First Amelia was not the first individual to attempt to cross the Atlantic Ocean. In fact, that was Charles Lindbergh. Charles was not afraid of a challenge even when “by 1927, four men had died, three were seriously injured, and two others went missing in the attempt” to cross the Atlantic Ocean. (Reed). He paved the road for Amelia to be the first female aviator to do so. Therefore wouldn’t Charles be more qualified to take on this responsibility for his country rather than Amelia? The fact…

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    Earhart 's first big flight got her into the public eye, which was the start of many more accomplishments to come. Earhart had done lots of flying and practicing on her own, but no major flights that anyone had known of (“Earhart, Amelia” 476). As Stevenson explains, Charles Lindbergh, who was a well known pilot during the 1920’s, had a manager who really wanted to gain publicity for the aviation industry. Due to Lindbergh 's manager, Earhart would be the first women to fly across the Atlantic…

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    Amelia Earhart Timeline

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    Amelia Earhart Timeline She was born on July 24, 1897 From Atchison, Kansas. On 25th birthday she bought a new biplane and painted it yellow. Jan 3rd 1921 Flying lessons Oct 1922 First woman to fly to 1400 ft May 15th 1923 Pilot Licence (License No. 6017)1 of 16 women to have one, First woman to fly at 1300ft 1927 500 unaccompanied flight hrs Aug 1928 first women to fly across North America and back Aug 1928 Proposed to by George P Putnam who helped plan and promote her trans-Atlantic…

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    LINDBERGH BABY CASE In 1927 Charles Lindbergh, an unknown pilot, succeeded in making the first solo non-stop flight across the Atlantic Ocean. He was only 25 years old but that flight made him an instant idol and he received many honors for it. Several years later he settled down, married his wife Anne Morrow and moved into a home near Hopewell, New Jersey. On June 22, 1930 they welcomed a son, Charles Augustus Lindbergh Jr. ("Charles Lindbergh Biography," 2014). They were America’s favorite…

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    Amelia Earhart Theory

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    Many mysteries appear in both American and world history. There are 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 familar with Amelia Earhart’s accomplishments and what was known as her…

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    Amelia Mary Earhart, born on the 24 July 1897, was an American aviator, author and women's rights activist. She was instrumental in the formation of the Ninety-Nines, an organization for female pilots. Earhart was the second person and first female to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Even as a young girl Earhart defied conventional female behaviour. She would climb trees, hunt rats and she kept a scrapbook of newspaper clippings about successful women in predominantly male orientated…

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