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By: Owen O
A.
B.
C.
D.
Joshua Slocum
Nellie Bly
Thomas Stevens
Colonel Pope
C, Thomas Stevens.
Thomas Stevens was the first person to circle
the globe by bicycle. He rode a large-wheeled
Ordinary, also known as a penny-farthing, from
April 1884 to December 1886.
A.
B.
C.
D.
Nellie Bly
Joshua Slocum
Elizabeth Bisland
Joseph Pulitzer
A, Nelly Bly. She traveled around the world
and wrote about her adventures in 72 days.
Nellie Bly was born Elizabeth Jane Cochran
and wrote under her pen name of “Nelly Bly.”
She proposed to travel around the world
faster than Phileas Fogg, a character from
“Around The World In Eighty Days.”
Nellie traveled the world heading east from
New York. Her journey took her from England
to Egypt, Ceylon, Singapore, Hong Kong, and
Japan before heading back to the United
States.
A.
B.
C.
D.
Suez Canal
Joshua Slocum
Jules Vernes
Julia Teller
B, Joshua Slocum.
On April 24,1895, at the age of 51,
he left Boston and sailed around
the world alone. He sailed a
passage of 46,000 miles, returning
to Newport, Rhode Island on June
27, 1898.
A.
B.
C.
D.
A guitar
His wife
Nellie Bly
Books
D, books. Joshua Slocum brought books with
him on the sail boat.
He built two bookcases in his cabin and
brought a lot of poetry.
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