[2014] emilywall3: Charles Lindbergh

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[2014] emilywall3: Charles Lindbergh

Charles was born on February 4, 1902 in Detroit, MIMarried to Anne Lindbergh and had children.Occupation: American aviator, author, inventor, explorer, and social activist.May 21,1927: Flew from Long Island to Paris, France for the frist solo, non-stop transatlantic flight in historySupported war efforts after pearl harbor. 1932: His 20 month old son was kidnapped and murdered. Some labeled this as "the crime of the century" After this, him kand his wife went into voluntary exile in Europe.Died of cancer in Maui, Hawawii

Accomplishments

1783-Hot-air Balloon1903-Wright brothers fly1918-Military flight1926-Lindbergh first mail pilot run1927- Flys first nonstop, transatlantic flight.

Won the Orteig-prize for the first solo, non-stop transatlantic flight.Time magazines first "Man of the Year".

Lasting Impact

The '20's was a time of confidence and even recklessness, and Lindbergh symbolized the national "we can do anything" attitude

Works Cited

"Charles Lindbergh Biography." Charles Lindbergh Biography. Spirit of Saint Louis 2, n.d. Web. 30 Nov. 2014.Daniels, Patricia. "Charles Lindbergh." About. About Education, n.d. Web. 30 Nov. 2014.Kent, Zachary. "Timeline." Charles Lindbergh and the Spirit of St. Louis. Parsippany, NJ: New Discovery, 1998. 115-17. Print.

Charles Lindbergh

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