Throughout history, people have taken major gambles that have changed the course of the world. The American Founders took a huge gamble in signing the Declaration of Independence. They knew it would start a war with England, but it paid off in the end. Charles Lindbergh gambled big and won in his first transatlantic flight. And Guy McAfee gambled on gambling when he started Las Vegas in the middle of the desert. Learn more about major historical gambles from this infographic!