Leonardo Da Vinci: Risk Takers During The Renaissance

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Risk-Takers

Many people took risks during the olden days. Many things had improved because there are some changes throughout history. Risk is defined as exposure to the chance of injury or loss; a hazard or dangerous chance. There are many risk takers during the Renaissance. Leonardo da Vinci is one of them. There are also many risk takers during the Protestant Reformation. One of them is Henry VIII. Again, many people took risks during the Counterculture Revolution. Betty Friedan took huge risk trying to change the women's right. These people are considered to be heroes in some opinions. While the three main figures are trying to make changes throughout the world, there are obstacles and risks in their ways.

During the Renaissance there are a lot of risk takers. One of them is named Leonardo Da Vinci and he is an engineer/painter. He came out with many ideas that changed how people think. He was born on 1452 in Vinci, Italy, a town near Florence. In 1472, he joined the painters
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Betty Friedan was born on February 4, 1921 at Peoria, Illinois, U.S. She used to be an American writer, activist, and feminist. She is the leader of many groups that involved women’s right. At that time, women do not have the same privileges as men. For example, women cannot have a credit card or attend the Ivy League Universities. Betty Friedan is the leader of the group called, “National Organization for Women”. There are also many people that are like her. One of them is Gloria Steinem, she used to be a journalist and a feminist. Betty Friedan took huge risk because she thinks that women and men deserves equality. She is in huge risk because government and some people don't like her idea. Later on, she wrote many new books about her life and inspired a lot of people. She died on February 4, 2006 at Washington D.C because of congestive heart failure at the age of

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