Benedict Arnold


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Noun1.Benedict Arnold - United States general and traitor in the American RevolutionBenedict Arnold - United States general and traitor in the American Revolution; in 1780 his plan to surrender West Point to the British was foiled (1741-1801)
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Andre was the chief intelligence officer for British General Henry Clinton, and during a stay in Philadelphia, he became friends with Peggy Shippen, a teenage beauty and daughter of a well-known Loyalist family, which turned out to be quite important when she later married Benedict Arnold.
Turncoat: Benedict Arnold and the Crisis of American Liberty.
HERO TRAITOR Turncoat: Benedict Arnold and the Crisis of American Liberty, by Stephen Brumwell.
Benedict Arnold's Army: The 1775 American Invasion of Canada During the Revolutionary War (reprint, 2008)
Furthermore, Trump (Meyers), linked Eggs Benedict to former US General Benedict Arnold, saying that, "Benedict Arnold is one of my favorite breakfasts."
The house was crowded with the General's assistants, servants and slaves, his wife Martha, and towering personalities such as Alexander Hamilton, Marquis de Lafayette, Philip Schuyler, and Benedict Arnold.
-- A rarely displayed lock of American traitor Benedict Arnold's hair will be exhibited at the New York fort he helped capture with the help of Vermont's Green Mountain Boys in the Revolutionary War's opening weeks.
The Judas story pervades modern culture in references to 30 pieces of silver; a kiss of death, an allusion to the means Judas used to identifyJesus for the captors; and even Judas' name to be a Judas or a Benedict Arnold infers a great betrayal, an unthinkable disloyalty.
The US Army officer Benedict Arnold provided the British with 'data about American military plans and strength for which [he] received payment.' Today a traitor is called a Benedict Arnold.
Jasper discovers that he is now the only living descendant of Benedict Arnold. His super-secretive, generally absent father was actually conducting research to clear Arnolds name, not just the lackluster parent Jasper thought he was.
Benedict Arnold is, and always will be, the traitor and George Washington is America's conquering hero.