ERIC Number: EJ780522
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Harry Truman and the Atomic Bomb: An Excursion into Character Education through Storytelling
Sanchez, Tony R.
American Secondary Education, v35 n1 p58-65 Fall 2006
This article asserts the importance of character education through the utilization of historical storytelling in the social studies classroom. After briefly noting the value of the historical story in this regard, a specific, ready-made example is provided concerning Truman's decision to use the atomic bomb and includes a crucial set of follow-up questions.
Descriptors: Weapons, Values Education, Social Studies, Story Telling, Presidents, United States History, Decision Making
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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