What was Machiavelli's purpose in writing the prince?

A. Machiavelli wanted to sell enough copies so that he could buy the position of "prince" in florence B. He wanted to return the Italian peoples loyalty back to the Catholic Church C. Machiavelli was revealing to the poor how to over come bad fortune D. It was intended to advise the prince how to... show more A. Machiavelli wanted to sell enough copies so that he could buy the position of "prince" in florence
B. He wanted to return the Italian peoples loyalty back to the Catholic Church
C. Machiavelli was revealing to the poor how to over come bad fortune
D. It was intended to advise the prince how to acquire and maintain principalities
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