Amelia Earhart Wasn't Scared To Cross The Atlantic In A Rickety Plane, But She Was Afraid Of This

Amelia Earhart didn't want to get married. She wanted to fly planes around the world. Much to her dismay, however, marriage was expected of all young women. So when George P. Putnam, who had already proposed to her five times, proposed for a sixth time, she begrudgingly said yes. But not before laying down some surprisingly modern boundaries first.