By Ashley B.
Illinois, Age 11
This very succecful women named Amelia Earhart was born on July 24, 1897 in Atchison, Kansas. A battle was going on and Amelia and her sister had to go live with their grandparents in Atchison.The reason why this person is very famous is because she became the 1st women to travel around the world.female aviator disappeared in 1937.President Roosevelt authorized an immediate search; no trace was ever found. she was the the first woman to fly across the Atlantic, in 1928
the second person to fly solo across the Atlantic, in 1932
the first person to solo from Hawaii to California, in 1935.She served as a nurse in World War One, and took her first ride in an airplane in 1920. Six months later, she bought her own airplane, a yellow Kinner Airster. In October 22, 1922 - Set women's altitude record of 14,000 feet!June 17-18, 1928 - First woman to fly across the Atlantic; 20hrs 40min (Fokker F7, Friendship)Amelia earhart was a VERY incredible women.She accomplished many flights and is now a part of history.