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Charles Lindbergh

U.S. History E

Kelly Clancy

on 8 January 2013

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Charles Lindbergh Charles Lindbergh was born on April 4, 1902 in Detroit, Michigan. He completed the first solo, non-stop transatlantic trip from Long Island, New York to Paris in the "Spirit of St. Louis."

He left on May 20th 1927 and arrived 30.5 hours later He wrote "We" in 1927 about his trip across the Atlantic, and became a well loved, international celebrity Charles met Anne Spencer Marrow on a trip to Mexico and married her on May 27, 1929 Charles Lindbergh died of cancer on August 26, 1974 at the age of 72 he is buried near his home in Maui. Charles Lindbergh. Digital image. Charleslindbergh.com. Charleslindbergh.com, 1998. Web. 28 Dec. 2012. Langley, David. Charles Lindbergh and Anne Morrow. Digital image. Aviation-History. The Aviation History On-Line Museum., 4 Jan. 2010. Web. 28 Dec. 2012. Langley, David. Charles Lindbergh. Digital image. Aviation-History. The Aviation History On-Line Museum., 4 Jan. 2010. Web. 28 Dec. 2012. Moran, Mark. Charles Lindbergh Jr. Digital image. Weird N.J. GNU, 2008. Web. 28 Dec. 2012. Charles Lindbergh flew the "Spirit of St. Louis" from San Diego to New York City. It took 20 hours and 21 minutes which was a transcontinental record. "Charles Lindbergh Biography." Bio.com. A&E Networks Television, 2012. Web. 01 Jan. 2013. He received the Orteig Prize, $25,000 awarded for successfully making a non-stop flight from New York to Paris, from Raymond Orteig. He studied mechanical engineering at the University of Wisconsin but left to pursue flying. In 1924 he signed up for the Army and began to train to become a Army Air Service Reserve pilot. Together they moved to Hopewell, New Jersey. and had a son Charles Augustus, Jr. At 20 months old, Charles Jr. was kidnapped. The Lindbergh's paid a $50,000 ransom, but the little boys body was later found dead in the woods.

The jury declared Bruno Richard Hauptmann guilty of killing the baby and was sentenced to death in the electric chair on February 13, 1935. Charles Lindbergh later had five children, Jon, Land, Anne, Scott, and Reeve He worked to promote aviation.
He helped to usher the age of commercial aviation. In 1953 Charles Lindbergh wrote "The Spirit of St. Louis" and it won the 1954 Pulitzer Prize. Lindbergh worked with a French surgeon to create a type of artificial heart. Charles Lindbergh is considered to be the first real global celebrity. Because of Charles Lindbergh's transatlantic flight people now believed they would be able to see places beyond their own country, it transformed travel and tourism in the U.S. and in the world. Charles Lindbergh’s flight, “Lindbergh Boom,” caused an increase in aircraft industry stocks, interest in flight, and portrayed the future of transportation. Keopfer, Angela. "The First Transatlantic Flight." Suite101.com. Suite 101, 23 Sept. 2008. Web. 04 Jan. 2013. Kelly Clancy
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U.S. History E
8 January 2012 After Charles Lindbergh returned from Paris he took part in a nationwide flight touching down in 49 states called the Guggenheim Tour, funded by Harry Guggenheim.

This tour encouraged flight and the use of airmail greatly increased. "Charles Lindbergh Biography." Charles Lindbergh Biography. Spirit of St. Louis 2 Project, 1998. Web. 05 Jan. 2013. As an adviser to the U.S. army and navy he developed a cruise control technique that increased the capabilities of American combat planes. In 1938 Charles Lindbergh received a German medal of honor by a Nazi official Hermann Goering As a result of the kidnapping the Federal Kidnapping Act, "Lindbergh Law," was passed by congress. Janet Liberman members the day Charles Lindbergh returned home from his transatlantic flight to Paris. She shares the importance of his flight and the excitement it brought the the U.S. people. This video shows a few of the struggles Lindbergh had yo face while in the sky. Charles Lindbergh an american aviator who was one of the first to promote worldwide aviation. Charles Lindbergh and his wife Anne Spencer Morrow; after their marriage he taught his wife how to fly an airplane. Charles Lindbergh and his plane the
"Spirit of St. Louis" which was built
solely to get to Paris Charles Lindbergh's son, Charles A. Lindbergh, was born on June 22, 1930. Thompson, George W. The Spirit of St. Louis. Digital image. Lindbergh Foundation. Lindbergh Foundation, 2009. Web. 6 Jan. 2013. "Spirit of St. Louis" told Lindbergh's adventures to Paris. Lindbergh's Grave in Hawaii. Digital image. CBW Cancer Project. Tangient LLC, n.d. Web. 5 Jan. 2013. The Flight The Family Achievements His Impact The Early Days The End The Family
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