A. Joshua Slocum B. Nellie Bly C. Thomas Stevens D. 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. Nellie Bly B. Joshua Slocum C. Elizabeth Bisland D. 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. Suez Canal B. Joshua Slocum C. Jules Vernes D. 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.