What have people been certain about–and right?

Science:
Louis Pasteur believed he could come up with a vaccine to counteract rabies.
Mesopotamian and Mayan scientists believed there was a solar year and a lunar month and that they could create an accurate calendar.

History:
George Washington believed the new country did not need a lifetime ruler in order to succeed.
The French believed helping the Americans against the British would make the British weaker.

Personal life:
My husband believed that homeschooling our sons would allow them to get the best education.
My dad believed that calling his parents once a week was a good way to show that he honored them.

Education:
Teachers believed that testing students helped them retain the material.
The United States believed that requiring the population to attend school would increase literacy.

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