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WRIGHT BROS NOT FIRST TO FLY

 

It challenges the familiar story of the first manned, powered flight in a heavier than-air machine, by Wilbur and Orville Wright in1903, considered the inventors of the aircraft.

 

While the article's style is journalistic, it is also an argument. The headline, style of writing and the article content is a collectiveattempt to persuade the reader that one of the most widely accepted stories of the 20th century is fundamentally wrong: that, theWright brothers were not the first to fly a powered Aeroplan.

 

Accordingly, read the article carefully and draft your critique/response based on;

 

  1. Whether the claims in the article are believable; and
  2. Whether they support the headline claim

 

This will also involve some research on your part in the subject matter and claims.

 

Based on your research, breakdown each claim and assertion of the article and answers the above two questions with detailed explanation of your judgement/s. In the process, you will be demonstrating two key components of critical thinking, analyzing(or interpreting) an argument, and evaluating it.

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WRIGHT BROS NOT FIRST TO FLY machine . . ., and quoted a witness who affirmed: 'The machine worked perfectly, and the operator had no problem handling it.' Whitehead was a poor German immigrant to the United States, whose voice was easy to drown out in the debates that followed. The Wilber and Orville Wright make history at Kitty Hawk, USA, December 1905. Wrights, by comparison, had influential friends and supporters. The prestigious Many aviation experts and in Pittsburg, and of signed Smithsonian Institute for historians now believe that affidavits from 20 witnesses. Science, in return for German-born Gustave One was Louis Daravich, Whitehead - seen here with stating that he was present ownership of the Flyer. his acroplane 'No. 21' - beat and accompanied Whitehead agreed not to publish or exhibit anything referring to the Wright brothers into the on his flight. Randolf tells of flights before 1903. The sky by as much as two or even two more flights, In 1901 in question we should be three years. a plane that Whitehead asking is: Why? In a 1935 article in the named 'No. 21', and another The jury is not so much out. magazine Popular Aviation. in the following year in The jury has gone home, and and a book published two 'No. 22'. years later, author and A headline from the New York the case is closed. History supgests it is time to historian Stella Randolf tells Herald, dated August 19, 1901 reopen It. of a steam-powered flight read: "Gustave Whitehead Jacey Dare made by Whitehead in 1899. travels half a mile in flying

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How strongly does the information in the article support the headline claim that the Wright brothers were not the first to fly? As aprompt to your critical analysis, consider that;

However, any judgement of the article's claims should be made based on the critical thinking approach

(Analysis and evaluation)

 

Accordingly, breakdown various parts/components of the article and evaluate for their truthfulness (or lack of) based on theevidence..

 

Analysiss

 

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