14 False Facts You've Probably Been Taught in School

Posted on Jun 06, 2016

Nelson Mandela said education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. But what happens if one has been educated incorrectly? Here are 14 false facts that your school taught you.

1. Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus
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Christopher Columbus didn't discover America, nor did he prove that the Earth was round. The Viking Leif Erikson is considered to be the first European who set foot on the American continent. The Ancient Greeks already knew that the Earth was round.
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