History tends to judge historical figures in extremes: Genghis Khan was a barbarian! Martin Luther was a religious hero! As teachers, it’s tempting at times to present the world as black and white to our students: good or evil, friend or foe, hero or villain. Use this Hern;aacute Cort;eacute;s mini-poster to encourage students to take off the rose-colored glasses and see beyond the established historical narratives, into the real world of gray. Copyright 2017. Middle school, high school. 11 x 17 inches. Cardstock.