Firstly, Saratoga is home to a major Horse racing track, and secondly, Saratoga is famous because the last major battle of the Revolutionary War was fought in Saratoga and the surrounding area. All that remains to remind us of this great and decisive battle is a huge stone statue which is feet high. It stands against the backdrop of the Adirondack Mountains. Cut into the base of each of the four sides is a large niche bearing the name of one of the American military heroes who led us to victory.
Secret History of the American Revolution. Garden City Publishing, This work focuses on "British and loyalist clandestine and covert actions against the revolutionary cause on the American continent.
Benedict Arnold Abbatt, William.
The Crisis of the Revolution: Harbor Hill Books, The Life of Benedict Arnold: His Patriotism and His Treason. The Man in the Mirror: A Life of Benedict Arnold. Son of the Havens. The Traitor and the Spy: Syracuse University Press, This is "widely considered one of the best accounts of the traitorous hero.
Benedict Arnold, Revolutionary Hero: An American Warrior Reconsidered. New York University Press, For the person coming the first time to the always fascinating story of a soaring leader who falls from grace, the narrative provides both entertainment and education.
Although well written and carefully researched, the book fails in one major way. When the author is all through, Arnold remains an enigma. The reader learns much about what happened, but is left wondering why it happened. The Making of a Traitor.
But a bitter rivalry with his commander [Maj.
Horatio Gates] helped start Arnold down the road to treason Arnold ultimately defected due to perceived grievances he had suffered at the hands of Congress and the military, his mounting debts, corruption charges filed against him by Pennsylvania civil authorities that resulted in Arnold demanding an investigation to clear his name, and his indignation at the French alliance.
The Quarterly Journal of Military History 4, no. Peggy Shippen was, new research reveals, the highest-paid spy of the American Revolution New York Times, Reluctant Heroes of the American Revolution.
Empire State Books, Return to American Revolution Table of Contents.Life and Treason of Benedict Arnold EPUB-ebook in english (with social DRM) It is the chief object of the following narrative to give an account of the treason of Arnold, its causes, the plans for carrying it forward, and its final issue.
Benedict Arnold: A Drama of the American Revolution in Five Acts Benedict Arnold was the greatest combat soldier of the American Revolution. Yet, in September , in collusion with the beautiful Tory agent Peggy Shippen and British spymaster John Andre, he attempted to betray George Washington, the Marquis de Lafayette, Alexander Hamilton.
The annual Association of Yale Alumni (AYA) Assembly and Yale Alumni Fund Convocation is a time to celebrate leadership, service, and the enduring connection between Yale and its alumni.
The Notorious Benedict Arnold by Steve Sheinkin will bring the American Revolution to life for your students. This nonfiction account of Arnold's life has received high acclaim, having won the Young Adult Library Services Association Award for Excellence in Nonfiction and the Boston Globe/Horn Book Award for Nonfiction in This unit includes an oral reading and discussion guide.
This book truly is the definitive source on Benedict Arnold's early life, wartime exploits and ultimate betrayal of the colonial forces. I highly recommend it for anyone interested in American history. Archives and past articles from the Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Daily News, and pfmlures.com