Amelia Earhart

About Amelia Earhart

  • Born: July 24, 1897 in Atchison, Kansas
  • Disappeared: July 2, 1937
  • Married: February 7, 1931 to George Putnam


Amelia Earhart persevered through the women suffrage movement and showed that women can do just as much as men, just as well. She was a women pilot in a time when the vast majority of pilots were male.


Amelia Earhart achieved so much in her life and these are some of her accomplishments:

  • She was the first women to receive a National Geographic Society gold medal
  • She was the first women to receive a Distinguished Flying Cross
  • She was the first women to fly solo across the Atlantic ocean
  • She received numerous aviation awards

Can women persevere through the women suffrage movement?

Amelia Earhart proved that women can persevere through this hard time of the women suffrage movement even though it was hard to be a women at this time. She showed that women are just as capable as men.