The Life of Earhart

Rebecca Hamilton
Mark Foard
English / History
Gary Skellington

In an effort to try and figure out the relevance of Amelia Earhart in history, I took a look at her life. By outlining major events and discovering what it was that formed her life, I’ve created a clear picture of what it was that still made Amelia Earhart relevant years after she disappeared. Through poems and different forms of writing I have created a visual representation of Amelia Earhart’s life. 

The Life of Earhart (complete pdf)

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Senior Project Presentation Powerpoint

Presentation Script


Works Consulted

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