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His enemies in Illinois dubbed him “the Benedict Arnold of our district.”

Remember, the criterion is military incompetence: Benedict Arnold and Robert E. Lee were bad Americans, but not bad generals.

The quintessential turncoat, Benedict Arnold actually was quite the patriot at the beginning of the Revolutionary War.

Never has an American so signally betrayed the trust—not once since Benedict Arnold turned a less ignoble traitor!

Among them, Benedict Arnold first began to attract to himself public notice.

Among the brave and chivalrous men who early engaged in the defence of American rights, was Benedict Arnold.

Time enough to sorrow bye and bye when he should step from a cart with a rope about his neck, all because of Benedict Arnold.

Benedict Arnold, who was now fighting under the British flag, had been sent to Virginia to burn and to pillage.


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On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to Benedict Arnold, such as: backstabber, betrayer, brutus, defector, deserter, and double agent.

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