Machiavelli’s THE PRINCE Quiz Pick two of the following questions and answer them in analytical paragraph format. This assignment is due on Monday.
1: What are the characteristics Machiavelli says a Prince should display and how do leaders in the 14th, 15th, and 16th centuries exhibit Machiavelli’s traits?
2: Machiavelli says it is better for a Prince to be feared than loved, but never hated. Using examples from the text and history how was Machiavelli either wrong or right about this philosophy?
3: How do Machiavelli's ideas depart from previous ideas about ruler ship during the 10th and 11th Century? Using examples from the text and history explain how the evolution of leadership was guided by Machiavelli’s new ideas of leadership.