Socrates Accusers

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Socrate lived from 470-399 B. C. and died by the death penalty because his accusers did not like the way that he spoke of them. Socrates told the truth as he saw it, he knew he accusers to be evil men and they did not like this. Socrates accusers tried to silence him by the death penalty, but Socrates knew that there was no reason to lower himself to speak in their manner just to save his own life, because he was getting on in years and he would be at rest soon anyway. Socrates was sent to death for speaking his mind, he was not allowed the freedom of speech and he payed for it with his life. Socrates was a man with much influence, he was very intelligent and possesed great wisdom. Everyone would follow and believe his words because of it.

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