One day she was flying over the ocean, the next day she was gone, never to be seen again. Amelia Earhart was a pilot and the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean. In 1937 Amelia was flying over the Pacific Ocean when she and her plane disappeared. Because Amelia Earhart was such an important person in American History, we need to find out what happened to her. There are quite a few theories about what happened to Earhart. Some of these are she was a spy, gathering information about the Japanese, or she crashed into the Pacific Ocean. One of the most widely believed theories is Amelia Earhart’s disappearance was caused by her plane crashing onto Gardner Island. There is plenty of physical evidence proving she crashed onto the island. Also, there are experts that believe this is what happened to her and there are radio calls from Earhart after her disappearance.
She set off into the skies with Fred Noonan, an experienced navigator (Buchanan 10), in June 1937 for her flight around the world (Amelia Earhart). If she made it all the way around the world and back on this trip, she would be the first women ever to do so, but this was a very tough task that takes a lot of bravery. “For nearly a month, Earhart and Noonan flew from country to country, lofting over oceans, mountain ranges, deserts, towns, and cities. At every stop, tremendous crowds welcomed them.”(Buchanan 10) This was one of the most exciting things in that time period because nothing like this had been done before. But it didn’t go that smoothly for long. When flying over the Pacific Ocean, Earhart and Noonan were searching for their next fuel stop. “Flying through the rain clouds, Earhart and Noonan could not find Howland” (Buchanan 10) They had to stop soon for fuel or risk going down into the ocean. She and her plane disappeared somewhere near Howland Island in the Central Pacific Ocean on July 2nd, 1937 (Earhart, Amelia), in which they got they got the last radio signal from Earhart and her plane. “The world waited with fascination as search teams from the United States Army and Navy, along with the Japanese navy, converging on the scene.” (Amelia Earhart) There are many theories that people think happened to Amelia Earhart, but no one actually knows when, how, or why she disappeared/died
No one knows what happened to Amelia Earhart for sure, but there are some theories and hypothesis and what may have happened to her. The three main theories are: The Crash and Sink theory, The Gardner Island Hypothesis, and the theory that the Japanese captured Amelia.
Crimes happen all the time. But when it happens to young children who have no way of defending themselves, and hasn’t lived their life to the fullest, it becomes a whole other thing. Kids are innocent, and nobody ever wants to see them hurt. That is why it was such a big shock, when the crime of the century was a kidnapping and murder of an infant.
Some time in July of 1947, a mysterious flying object zigzagged across the skies of New Mexico. Within twenty-four hours the object disappeared from radar just as mysteriously as it had appeared. It was last seen in a small town in the middle of the Arizona desert, it’s name, Roswell.
Preview of Main Points: Four planes were hijacked, each intended for different targets. According to the New York Times, the flights that were hijacked included AA Flight 11, UA Flight 175, AA Flight 77, and UA Flight 93. (Schmemann A1)
Amelia Earhart disappeared on July 2, 1937. To this day nobody knows for sure what happened to her. There are many conspiracy theories about what happened to her but there are still none that have been confirmed. her last words were “We must be on you, but cannot see you — but gas is running low. Have been unable to reach you by radio. We
Amelia Earhart or “The Babe of The Sky” most popular for being the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean, Setting a record for longest distance without refueling, First women to a fly nonstop transcontinental flight, also achieving many more honors all while also writing two books.While achieving another record; to be the first woman to fly around the world she suddenly disappeared on her voyage so close to the finish line.But what exactly happened to Amelia Earhart? Did she truly meet her doom in the ocean or could other theories surrounding her disappearance possibly be true? Let's look at Amelia Earhart before her disappearance. Born in Atchison, Kansas on July 24, 1897. A spirit of adventure seemed to consume the Earhart children. As a child, Earhart spent most of her time playing with her sister Pidge, climbing trees, sledding, and other outdoor play. Earhart soon Taking a course in Red Cross First Aid, Earhart enlisted as a nurse's aide at Spadina Military Hospital in Toronto, Canada, tending to wounded soldiers during World War I and when the Spanish flu pandemic was spreading. The following year, Amelia enrolled as a premedical student at Columbia University in New York. Shortly thereafter, Earhart soon changed her mind and changed schools, attending Columbia University. Learning to fly in California, she took up aviation as a hobby, taking odd jobs to pay for her flying lessons. In 1922, with the financial
A mysterious airplane arrives at gate 2B of the airport. It was not supposed to be there. It did not show up on the radar, It was not a scheduled flight, and all airplanes were accounted for. It just appeared. There was no one on board except 36 babies. This is a piece of the book The Missing: Found by Margaret Peterson. While this story takes place in a unique, interesting, and unrealistic setting, it still has a universal theme to it. The author shows that the characters can make strong friendships through character and plot development.
Throughout the book “Flight” by Sherman Alexie the main character Zits is in search of where he belongs and why people have mistreated him throughout his life. In the midst of the action in the novel, Zits begins to experience character jumps, where he is trapped in the body of different characters. Each character jump that Zits has contributes to his growth into becoming more mature by allowing him to expand his perspectives and reflect on his own ideology. The most significant jumps are into the bodies of the little Indian boy, Jimmy the pilot, and his father. These jumps force Zits to develop his present ideas about revenge, violence, and forgiveness.
There are three main parts that make up our criminal justice system in America, the police, courts, and corrections. The Lindbergh baby, Charles Lindbergh Jr., was kidnapped from his bed sometime between the hours of 7:30pm and 10pm on March 1, 1932. (www.History.com). He was suffering from a cold and was left to drift off to sleep by his nanny, Betty Gow, with the window open. (www.clickamericana.com). When his father came to check on him and found him gone, he found a note demanding a $50,000 ransom. Three days later, another ransom note was found demanding $70,000. March 9, 1932 a man named John F. Condon, a retired teacher, claimed to have made contact with the kidnappers. He
During World War II, in the article " Isabelle Stewart Gardner Heist: 25 Years of Theories" the FBI tried looking for the stolen items but could never find them. They searched day and night to find what they were looking for. Nothing seemed to turn up. So they just had to wait and wait until something showed up.The investigation went
This world is full of mystery, today there are over thousands of unanswered questions over the span of centuries. Several of these mysteries were people and there’s one that happened very recently but still has go undiscovered, her name was Amelia Earhart. In her time the great depression was in full effect and people's lives were at their worst. When Amelia came along people were able to find a sense of entertainment and enjoyment because of her; men and women alike both looked up to her for what she did for aviation. It wasn’t until her untimely death that people began to lose hope again. So what really did happen to Amelia Earhart in the end.
On Tuesday March 1st, 1932, “an intruder entered the second-floor nursery of a newly constructed estate just outside the Sourland Mountain hamlet of Hopewell and spirited away a 20-month-old boy, the son and namesake of the era's most famous and most revered man, Charles A. Lindbergh” (Levy). The pieces of evidence left at the scene of this crime were a handwritten note demanding $50,000, muddy footprints, and a homemade wooden ladder. Because the Lindbergh’s desperately wanted to see their child again, on April 2nd, 1932, John Condon had delivered the ransom over the fence of St. Raymond’s Cemetery after Lindbergh agreed to pay the money. The hope that Charles Lindbergh Jr. would find his way back to the diminished on May 12, 1932, two months after the kidnapping. A baby’s remains, later to be recognized as the Lindbergh’s child, was found by a trucker’s helper in the woods a few miles from the Lindbergh’s residence. The corpse was decaying
One of the most famous disappearances would be Flight 19. On December 5, 1945, U.S. Navy torpedo bombers were on a routine training flight and eventually lost contact when overwater. A storm blew in and the flight became disoriented. “I don't know where we are. We must've gotten lost after that last turn.” One of the pickets stated over the radio. It is said that eventually they ran out of fuel, and they were never heard of again. There were 14 members in that flight, and all taken by the triangle. After the worried comments over the radio, search planes went out looking. One of them, did not come back either. Through months of investigation, it is believed that they drifted hundreds of miles off course and