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Milestones: Thursday, September 21, 2023

HERO BECAME A TRAITOR — FORMER AMERICAN GENERAL BENEDICT ARNOLD ON SEPT. 21, 1780 COMMITTED TREASON AGAINST THE COLONIAL ARMY by offering to hand over West Point to the British in exchange for financial profit. Arnold, who up to this time had been considered a hero on the patriots’ side, met with British Major John […]

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