In class we discussed the qualities of real life heroes. We also read a short biography about George Washington and Amelia Earthart. For homework answer the following questions (all answers can be found in the short biographies that were given to take home during class on Friday)

How far and how long did it take George Washington to walk to school?

During what war did George Washington fight so that America could be a separate country?

What year was George Washington elected as the first president?

What nickname was given to George Washington and why?

How old was Amelia when she took her first airplane ride?

Amelia Earthart was the first woman to fly across what ocean?

What year did Amelia Earthart earned her pilot’s license?

In 1937, Amelia tried to break what record?