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Things to remember while reading excerpts from americans' reactions to benedict arnold's treason: before his betrayal (discovered in 1780), benedict arnold was a major american hero after arnold was wounded in 1777, george washington named him military governor of philadelphia, pennsylvania, recently abandoned by the british. Benedict arnold was born on january 14, 1741 in norwich, connecticut arnold was one of a number of benedict arnolds including his father and his great-grandfather, an early governor of rhode island arnold's mother was hannah waterman king, a wealthy widow, before her marriage to the elder arnold. Early american bookmarks famous obits from many different walks of life and joined the military for different reasons soldiers of the colonial militia.
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The name benedict arnold has long been a stand-in for the word traitor, but before arnold's failed attempt to surrender the strategically crucial west point military stronghold to the british in 1780, he was one of george washington's most courageous and trusted generals. Britain's military and security services tested a new arsenal of offensive cyberweapons against islamic state in syria and iraq, the times can reveal gchq, the government's listening post. Washington appointed benedict arnold as military commander of philadelphia after the evacuation by the british army in june 1778 he was deemed unfit for field commission due to his injuries he crossed with congress again and again on behalf of veterans and families.