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    Lamaree HIS 121 – 8:05am class August 2015 Benedict Arnold Benedict Arnold, too many was a patriot turned traitor, some say he was just loyal to his home country and he stood up for what he believes in. Arnold was born on January 14, 1741 in Norwich; Connecticut He was one of the many Benedict Arnolds to make an impact on the New World. People use the term “Your such a Benedict Arnold”, and most Know he was a traitor but no one knows the whole story. What Arnold did to his country was…

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    Good morning, you are tuning into Category 4 news, today we will be talking about Benedict Arnold the American Traitor, the Sons of Liberty, the Advantages of the British and Americans, Yorktown, Treaty of Paris, Women’s Contributions, and African American Contributions. Anthony(Benedict Arnold): Benedict Arnold was born on January 14, 1741. He grew up in Connecticut, he also had five brothers and sisters, but one of his sisters died from yellow fever at a very young age. He began his business…

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    Even though Benedict Arnold is a known synonym for the word “traitor,” what he has done for the United States before he became a traitor is impressive. People might say that a traitor is a traitor, but the past matters. Arnold was a memorable and skilled person that impressed his allies and enemies more than once. Without him in the beginning of the American Revolution, the Americans would have had a really hard time. He cheered for the soldiers to stand and fight but he was also known for his…

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    reading of the book “Notorious Benedict Arnold” by Steve Sheinkin, it is clear that Benedict Arnold was an amazing hero in the Revolutionary War for the continental army. Time After time Arnold shows himself to be selfless and courageous in fighting certain battles against the much more advanced and experience British military, despite the overwhelming odds of defeat for the American armies. While reading the book, many different opportunities are developed on how Arnold has made himself out to…

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    Benedict Arnold “The saddest thing about betrayal is that it never comes from your enemies.” Betrayal happens a lot through history. It happened in the American Revolution by a man named Benedict Arnold. Benedict Arnold betrayed America to help the British. Although Benedict Arnold switched loyalty and is known as a traitor in the American Revolution, his betrayal of the Patriots did not matter in the end. Benedict Arnold a hard life when he was young. Arnold was born in Norwich,…

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    Throughout history, the world of politics has been continually rocked by salacious scandals which distract from a politicians’ ambitions and place magnifying glasses on their moral character. Benedict Arnold and Andrew Jackson are no different. Each man rose to prominence during the tumultuous period of the American Revolution and both witnessed as their resolute pursuits for power, respect, and, most importantly, honor, helped manufacture their societal disgraces in the aftermath. These…

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    Benedict Arnold V was born in the year of 1741 on the 14th of January in Norwich, Connecticut. His mom, Hannah Arnold was a wealthy women and married his dad, Benedict Arnold III a successful merchant and sea captain. Benedict had five brothers and sisters, but only one lived to be an adult. Benedict Arnold V went to a private school until the age of 13, because of his dad’s mistakes. His dad made some bad business deals, which caused him to start drinking a lot and then their money started…

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    In Redcoats and Rebels, the author Christopher Hibbert reference’s in a very vivid historical context of the American revolution. Mr. Hibbert compiles large amount of historical data about two major opposing sides in the American revolution. He portrayed the British as the courageous ‘red coats’ and portrayed the American’s as the ‘rebels’. His work is complied in twenty-five short paragraphs, divided into three parts each in chronological order. Christopher Hibbert, wrote this narrative of…

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    there is a substantial time gap between the two, Benedict Arnold and Joseph McCarthy are two of these individuals. Benedict Arnold and Joseph McCarthy are both well known leaders known in America that used their power in many similar and different ways that granted them the title of being “villainous”…

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    successful war hero turns to treason, for nothing else but money. That is Benedict Arnold a man who was an American General in the American Revolution. He lived a lavish lifestyle of a somewhat high ranking General. This was still not enough for Arnold though, but why would he betray the Continental Army like that. To know this you will need to learn more about Benedict Arnold. January 14, 1741, Norwich, CT the day Benedict Arnold was born one of the greatest traitor not only in United…

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