From Oprah Winfrey's Contribution To The Civil Rights Movement

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I do not have a single historical figure that I admire so here are a few of my top favorite.

1. Oprah Winfrey: I think Oprah is an amazing person and would love to be able to talk with her about all of the things she has seen and done in the world. I would also like to learn how she gained her people skills and how everyone is able to so freely open up to her.

2. Benjamin Franklin: I would love to be able to meet with Ben Franklin because he was not just one of the founding fathers, but also a magnificent inventor. Ben Franklin not only discovered electricity, but also invented the first stove, bifocal glasses, fire department, glass harmonica, and more. I believe it would be a great experience to be able to chat with him and see how he believed the world was and how his creativity was able to change the world. …show more content…

Mahatma Gandhi: I picked Gandhi because of his success from being able to free India from Great Britain’s grasp and gain independence for India. Gandhi fought for people’s rights and won all the while never having to use violence or retaliation. I think that for a man who did not have to say a lot to change so much is an amazing feat.

4. Rosa Parks: I chose Rosa Parks because she, in my opinion, was a brave and daring leader. Although she did not know that she was going to be a leader by doing what she did, it had a major impact on the movement of rights for African Americans in America. I would love to hear about her fearlessness to be able to speak up and take a stand in something she believed in, even if it cost her freedom. 5. Leonardo Da Vinci: Leonardo was another pioneer of his time. During the renaissance period in Italy, Leonardo was the man who did just about everything and did it well. I would love to hear about his ability to succeed in so many different areas. During a time where everybody was trying new ideas he certainly flourished and helped improve all aspects of

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