Did Amelia Earhart had an impact on other peoples' lives?
yes. she was one of the first woman to accomplish or at least be acknowledged for accomplishing an area that was supposedly a mans' area. Well at least until she disappeared from sight.
Yea. She was the first person to fly across the Atlantic or Pacific (First Girl) I think...that encourage'd other wemon to wan't to goto thing's like fly school and fly themself, so yes she had a impact on people.
Apparently she influenced people to cheat on reports about her.