Machiavelli's Main Idea Of The Prince

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In, The Prince, Machiavelli informs the reader on how a prince should act and how to be a leader of his country. Machiavelli first says that a prince should not rely on fortune to get themselves into a powerful position because, the troops, commanders, and other ranking officials are not loyal to you. Instead a prince should win over their followers with their own prowess so he can gain the respect and loyalty of his followers. Another feature a prince should have is to be ungenerous. If a prince is generous than he will eventually deplete his resources and will have to tax his citizens. A prince who is frugal will have funds and resources to fight enemies or plan projects. There are many other characteristics a prince should have but the main
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