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1

What businesses did the Wright brothers venture into before developing the airplane? What successes or failures did they have in these businesses?

2

What was the general attitude among the public and press about man being able to fly prior to the development of the Wright flyer? What early criticism was directed at the Wright brothers and how did they react?

3

What inspired the Wright brothers in their development of a flying machine? What other inventions were made around the same time? What advancements had been made in gliders or flying machines?

4

Why did the Wright brothers settle on Kitty Hawk as the locale in which to test their flying machines? What other U.S. locations did they use for trial runs? What was the first city in the word to be flown over by a flying machine?

5

What innovation about the flying machine’s rudder came to...

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