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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Machiavelli say that the great military leaders of history were so successful?
2. What does Machiavelli say is the first requirement of a commander?
3. What does Machiavelli see as an insurmountable chasm?
4. What is more effective than honesty in a prince?
5. Who does Machiavelli single out as a prince who was always prepared for war?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Write a blog entry dealing with the question, Does the end justify the means?
Essay Topic 2
Write an essay on your feelings about Machiavelli's trying to get in with the family that overthrew his government and put him out of a job.
Essay Topic 3
Write your opinion on the debate over whether or not religion has a place in state government. In preparation, review Chapter 11 on Ecclesiastical Princedoms.
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