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Benedict arnold: a traitor, but once a patriot the one-time war hero chose a path of betrayal after becoming disillusioned with the cause. Modern scholars haven’t gone so far as to describe benedict arnold as a hero for a great traitor for his of benedict arnold to our. When washington, who had stood up for arnold both in the continental congress and in the military establishment, heard that he had become a turncoat, he ordered that arnold be shot immediately upon capture.
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