The Wright Brothers' Struggles Persuasive Essay by Write Fine

The Wright Brothers' Struggles
This paper takes a look at the challenges the Wright brothers overcame in their invention of air travel.
# 112460 | 1,926 words | 6 sources | MLA | 2009 | US
Published on Feb 24, 2009 in History (General) , Aviation, Aeronautics (General)

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The paper discusses how public perception, proper construction, patent approval and financial backing presented serious obstacles that threatened the Wright brothers' first manned flying machine. The writer posits that the brothers should be remembered for their tenacity and determination. The writer believes that their difficulties should remind us that nothing good comes without challenges.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Crouch, Tom. The Bishops Boys: A Life of Wilbur and Orville Wright. New York: W. W. Norton and Company. 1989.
  • Crouch, Tom. A Dream of Wings. New York: W. W. Norton and Company. 2002
  • Dempsey, Judith. A Tale of Two Brothers: The Story of the Wright Brothers. Victoria; Trafford Publishing. 2003.
  • Goddard, Stephen. Race to the Sky: The Wright Brothers Versus the United States Government. Jefferson City: MacFarland and Company, Inc. 2003.
  • Howard, Fred. Wilbur and Orville: A Biography of the Wright Brothers. New York: Dover Publications. 1998.

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