History tends to judge our past leaders as extremes: Benedict Arnold was a traitor! Abraham Lincoln was an American hero! As teachers, it’s tempting at times to present a world as black and white to our students: good or evil, friend or foe, hero or villain. Use this Harry S. Truman mini-poster to help students take off the rose-colored glasses and see beyond the established historical narratives and into the real world of gray.
©2016. 11 x 17 inches. Cardstock.