Otto Lilienthal

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    their only passion. Bikes were also a passion of theirs. So after their mother died, the brothers started running a bike shop. They opened their shop in 1892. In their little shop they would fix and repair bikes. They also sold bikes that they manufactured with their own design. They still followed all of the news from the aviation world while running their little bike shop. This bike shop helped them develop the airplane because of their knowledge of how bikes worked. This helped them with the little parts that they needed for their airplane. It was also used as their workshop for the time they spent building their plane. The brothers went to work on finding new ways to create after flight after they heard of the death of Otto Lilienthal. The two decided to head to Kitty Hawk, North Carolina to test their new theories and gliders in the strong winds of Kitty Hawk. While they were watching birds flying one day the saw that they would warp their wings to keep their balance in the air. Curious about this discovery, they put their new observation into their new glider. It ended up working quite well for them. This was the missing element that was needed by previous aviation visionaries to get their gliders to work. All of their hard work paid off on December 17, 1903 when they made the first controlled flight. They were able to fly their plane for 59 seconds and travel 852 feet. Wilbur was the one that flew the plane during this phenomenal achievement. Their…

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    classroom rather then school. So therefore, Orville dropped out of high school his senior year and opened up a print shop in which his brother, Wilbur, would also be a part of. (Bio.com) The brothers had a lot of personal businesses before they actually started with the designs for an airplane. They had their own newspaper called “West Side News." They even then opened up a bicycle store. They were both so fascinated by bikes when they first came out that they even came out with their own…

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    With over 40 million copies of Anne’s diary published, in over 70 different languages, the world was taken back and baffled by the events that occurred right under their noses. The story revolutionized the world; movies, radio broadcasts, and a play by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett were created to promote Anne and to discuss the terrible journey inscribed in her journal. Once Otto returned to Amsterdam and recovered the diary, he continued the story by adding his own personal words about…

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    Imagine going into hiding for months or even years. Imagine having to be completely quiet most of the time because every little noise made could put everyone’s lives in danger. This was the life that many Jews had to live. In 1933, a man by the name of Adolf Hitler came to power in Germany and destroyed the lives of many innocent Jewish citizens. One of these people being a young girl named Anne Frank. Annelies Marie Frank was born on June 12, 1929 in Frankfurt, Germany. Anne and her family went…

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    Richard Cory: True vs Apperecur Happiness I was born on June 12, 1929, in Frankfurt, Germany. Me and my family are a middle class family and we are Jews. My father is Otto Frank and my mother is Edith Frank and my sister Margot. I go to a wonderful school and have lot of friends. But my father said that we will be moving to Amsterdam in a week which means I will have to make new friends all over again. A week has past and we are all packed ready to go to Amsterdam i said my goodbye to my…

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    Anne Frank is young teenage girl that went through a hard time in world history. Anne and her family went into hiding when the war broke out and Jews were being persecuted because of their religion. The Franks hid in the secret Annex accompanied by the Van Daans Mr. Dussel. They all have to survive until the war ends, survival means a state or fact of continuing to live or exist, but sadly everyone living in the secret Annex died. The diary was retrieved by Miep Gies, who gave it to Anne's…

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    “Margot is three years older than Anne. She’s tidy quiet and gets good grades at school” ~ unknown During the Holocaust Margot Frank was very responsible young Adult . She kept to herself and knew exactly what to say and when to say it. And she understands a lot about how to take care of herself. Anne confirms about Margot at the table, she writes; “ Eats like a little mouse, and she doesn't say a word “. Anne and Margot have a few fights during their time in the secret annex. But sometimes…

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    fearful person, living on the brink of disaster. Some examples of Jews being mistreated are, “After May 1940 good times rapidly fled: first the war, then the capitulation, followed by the arrival of the Germans, which is when the sufferings of us Jews really began. Anti-Jewish decrees followed each other in quick succession. Jews must wear a yellow star, Jews must hand in their bicycles, Jews are banned from trams and are forbidden to drive. Jews are only allowed to do their shopping between…

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    Anne Frank was a Jewish girl that died in the Holocaust during World War II. She was born on June 12, 1929, when the Holocaust started she fled to Amsterdam with her family to hide from the Nazis, she was with seven other people, living in the apartment above her dad’s job, called “The Secret Annex.” Her father, Otto Frank was one out of the eight to survive, while the others were killed or were sent to the concentration camps. It was about 2 years after the starting of the Holocaust when they…

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    the other things that life offered. But because of one man, Adolf Hitler, their hopes and dreams were crushed. Especially since children were particularly targeted because if they lived, they would be the next generation of Jews(Lehnhardt). Among these poor children, was Anne Frank. Even though the Holocaust was a terrible event, if it wouldn’t of occurred, then we would not know about Anne Frank and her life experiences. Anneliese Marie Frank was born on June 12, 1929 in Frankfurt, Germany to…

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