The Discourses Fun Activities

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The 20 enjoyable, interactive classroom activities that are included will help your students understand the text in amusing ways. Fun Classroom Activities include group projects, games, critical thinking activities, brainstorming sessions, writing poems, drawing or sketching, and more that will allow your students to interact with each other, be creative, and ultimately grasp key concepts from the text by "doing" rather than simply studying.

1. MIchael Korda's Power: How to get it, how to use it

Michael Korda wrote a book in 1975 titled "Power: How to get it, how to use it". Read the book and compare it to "The Discourses". In your review, discuss what effects Korda's recommendations have had.

2. Modern Machiavellis

Find three political figures from the last 50 years who could be considered modern Machiavellis. Show how their actions reflect language from "The Discourses".

3. Machiavelli and the Jacobins

The Jacobins from the French Revolution were considered Machiavellian in...

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