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Julius Caesar

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Battle Strategy

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Cassius and Brutus are contemplating their military strategy and tactics for the upcoming battle.

Which strategy best exemplifies Cassius' opinion for the next step their army should take and why?

A

Cassius thinks they should send out a few of their men to bait Antony and Octavius; then, they would be able to attack them in a sporadic way, catching them off guard.

B

They should meet them half way so they are on neutral ground; if this is the plan they go with, then no one will have an advantage, and the battle will be more equal.

C

The should sit and wait for them to come attack; if they go with this strategy, their men will be more rested rather than fatigued from travelling.

D

They should throw the white flag in and forfeit the war; however, this could serve as a trick, convincing Antony and Octavius to stand down, making them more vulnerable for a surprise attack.

E

They should retreat a little farther in hopes that the distance will tire out the other army.