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The Time Trial of Benedict Arnold

How should history remember Benedict Arnold? In The Time Trial of Benedict Arnold, visitors act as jurors in the Court of Public History. Watch as visitors debate his legacy and hear Arnold's arguments in his own defense. When History is on trial, only Time can be the judge. To recreate this program with students, use the lesson outline here: the video segments below:Opening Statement: I Am a Traitor: Betrayed Your Country: Betrayed the Declaration of Independence: Betrayed Congress: Betrayed the Soldiers: Betrayed General Washington: Began a Conspiracy: You Take Money?: Were you Injured?: Should You Be Remembered?: Acquittal: Conviction: Undecided:
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