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A Biography of Benedict Arnold

Summary: The character of Benedict Arnold is a dichotomy: He betrayed the American Colonies in its battle for independence, yet many believe he contributed greatly to the Colonies winning the Revolutionary War.
Benedict Arnold was a traitor to America while also being largely responsible for America winning the Revolutionary War. By betraying the Americans, Arnold's actions drove the Americans to fight harder towards defeating the British. When Benedict Arnold was a teenager, some people in his hometown said he would grow up to be a success. Others said no; Benedict Arnold would turn out badly. As it happened, everyone was right (Fritz 7).

Benedict was born in Norwich, Connecticut on January 14, 1741. His father had a very heavy drinking problem and his mother was always worried about everything her son did. As he grew up he was extremely self-conscious about his pride and did not like being discrimination towards his himself or his family. He would often do dangerous things to receive attention. His mother thought he was out of control and sent him to live as an apprentice, with his cousins...

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