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Half you ever heard of Benedict Arnold? Born in Norwich Connecticut, on January 14, 1741, Arnold shown great promise as a military leader he rose to the rank of Major General. Soon, however, he faced charges that he stole military property. Those charges lead Arnold to sell military secrets to the emeny. Now when people call some body "a Benedict Arnold," they are saying that person is a traitor.

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Have you ever heard of Benedict Arnold? Born in Norwich, Connecticut, on January 14, 1741, Arnold showed great promise as a military leader. He rose to the rank of major general. Soon, however, he faced charges that he stole military property. Those charges led Arnold to sell military secrets to the enemy. Now when people call somebody "a Benedict Arnold," they are saying that person is a traitor.


Article by Gary Hopkins
Education World® Editor in Chief
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08/20/2004