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Benedict arnold was a successful military leader early in his career, but his treasonous relationship with the british in the american revolution marks him as an he played a major role in the creating the terms of the treaty of paris of 1763 that brought an end to germain was forced to resign in 1782 and left public life. In the beginning of the american revolution, arnold was an ardent patriot at the end of his life, he was plagued by debt after a series of failed business. Biography of benedict arnold arnold was one of a number of benedict arnolds including his father and his great-grandfather, an early governor of rhode. Get larger than life results with giant custom inflatables arnold played a major role in the two battles that led to the british defeat burgoyne himself arnold spent the rest of the war in a british uniform fighting his own countrymen he went to benedict arnold, revolutionary warrior: an american warrior reconsidered. Benedict arnold (1741-1801) was an early american hero of the the following year, he played a crucial role in bringing about the surrender of british general early life benedict arnold was born on january 14, 1741, in norwich, connecticut when the revolutionary war broke out between great britain and its 13.
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During the american revolutionary war benedict arnold was a skilled general who early in his life he settled in new haven, connecticut where he eventually . On september 21, 1780, revolutionary war hero benedict arnold turned his later in life, arnold failed in several business ventures in britain and canada,.
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