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Some of the stories are familiar, such as those of benedict arnold and julius rosenberg, while others, though less well known, are equally fascinating from the american revolution, through the civil war and two world wars, to the atomic age of the manhattan project, sulick details the lives of those who have betrayed america's secrets. Benedict arnold: americas double agent (924 words, 2 pages) what changes a military hero from a great patriot to a treasonous traitor benedict arnold is the only man in our history to be a military hero for both sides. Synonyms for double agent at thesauruscom with free online thesaurus, antonyms, and definitions find descriptive alternatives for double agent. Benedict arnold used a cipher to deliver his messages secretly to john andré the cipher's key was a standard published book, either blackstone's commentaries on the laws of england or nathan.
One such man was james armistead, america's first double-agent join me in learning more about his extraordinary contributions through author karen holt's reflection on this unsung hero 1760 virginia was the birthplace of a very effective spy during the american revolution. So what if he became aware of benedict arnold's discontent and convinced arnold to appear to be a traitor but actually be a triple agent feeding the british. An artist in treason: the extraordinary double life of general james wilkinson andro linklaterthursday, october 1, 2009, 6:00 pm.
He risked his life to help america win its independence from great britain acting as a double-agent he gained the trust of both british generals cornwallis and the american traitor benedict arnold supplying american general george washington and marquis de lafayette with important military information. James armistead lafayette as a double agent, he was responsible for reporting the activities of benedict arnold - after he had defected to the british. Discover more about james armistead, including his role as a spy and double-agent in the american revolution, at biographycom he later returned north with turncoat soldier benedict arnold.
Under washington's orders, julia must infiltrate the fortified military base of west point and obtain concrete evidence to incriminate general benedict arnold as a conspirator, double agent, and traitor to the united states of america. The animated television series liberty's kids is geared toward audiences that range in age from 7 to 14 with the purpose to teach them about the origins of the united states of america. The saga of john champe, the loudoun county va man who became a double agent to capture the revolutionary war traitor benedict arnold, is a tale worthy of grand opera.
André then attempted to convince them he was a double agent, acting on a pass from arnold, but the militiamen, flushed with their triumphant capture, searched him enthusiastically, revealing the west point plans. Here are 10 things you might not know about spies the double agent, the traitorous official and the traitorous citizen the woman behind benedict arnold's plot to betray america, by.
Benedict arnold doesn't change sides it has been alldged that benjamin franklin was a double agent but he was more likely playing both sides from a perspective of. On benedict arnold's ties to new london what that did is that created this festival that caught on and spread throughout the newly formed americas in many ways, what our forefathers were. Shortly after arnold's desertion, sergeant major john champe embarked on an elaborate double-agent spy mission to bring him to justice, but the plan was stymied at the last minute and arnold. Famous american double agents get to know the us constitution important leaders in us history times another civil war almost broke out crazy things from the congress floor failed attempts at assassination nazi presence in the united states what it was like to enter through ellis island religious panics that shook america top secret intel: declassified serial killer infestation historical lies.