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Alexander the Great was the most successful military leader of his time. Alexander's first ruling started when his dad, Philip, went on a expedition and left Alexander in charge of macedonia in 356 B.C. Alexander first started reforming the colonies and making them prosperous and slowly started taking over new territory with his new found army. This was all able to happen because of his traits as a leader like being smart, courageous and heroic.
Alexander the Great was a very smart individuals as when one of his men would get sick he would prescribe them diets and medicines to aid them in their recovery. Excerpt from writings, A.D. 90, Translated by John Dryden “… For when any of his friends were sick, he would often prescribe them their course
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Excerpt from writings, A.D. 90, Translated by John Dryden “Alexander, by founding more than seventy cities among the barbarian tribes, … suppressed their savage and uncivilized customs … Those whom Alexander conquered were more fortunate than those who escaped …” Alexander the Great conquered whatever he wanted, whenever he wanted. He had unbelievable power and was capable of almost anything. Once he was able to conquer a piece of land he would immediately start reforming it. Alexander himself wasn't the only brave one. He knew how to take the fear out of his army and throw them at the face of danger without and scare from any of them. “Excerpts from “The Anabasis of Alexander,” A.D. 171 “He was … very heroic in courage, … He was very clever in recognising what was necessary to be done, when others were still in a state of uncertainty; … In … ruling an army, he was exceedingly skillful” this was very important for him being a ruler. Without traits like this he would of never conquered as much land or accumulated as much power. In alexander's last battle he fought to the death of him “Excerpts from “In the Footsteps of Alexander the Great.” 1997 “The exact cause of Alexander’s death has never been determined. He, of course, suffered greatly during his campaigns, enduring at least 21 wounds that, at one point, left his so [hurt] he could not speak above a whisper. In the last stretch of his campaign, his lung was punctured by what some say was a poisoned arrow.” This shows how confident and brave he was in his battles. He wanted his people to be successful so badly that he would put his own life on the

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