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Many people think that Alexander the Great was truly great because of all his accomplishments, but not all of the things he did were great. He did lots of cruel things to people and animals just because he wanted to gain more power. Alexander has killed approximately 100,000 people only in four major battles (Alexander’s Legacy Doc E). Alexander was a prince who was born in macedonia of 356 BC. Alexander was very arrogant. He was taught by a philosopher Aristotle. He taught him subjects like, politics, sports, and warfare. Philip, Alexander’s father built the macedonian army into a deadly fighting machine, this sparked alexander’s interest and was eager to to lead the army. And Alexander got his chance to lead at the age of 20, because Philip

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