Episode 11 – Benedict Arnold

Episode 10 - Margaret Clap
Episode 11 – The Dead Body of Pope Formosus

This week, Demetria and Isaac tackle America’s great traitor! Who was Arnold, and what did his trial for a series of ridiculous charges have to do with his decision to betray his country? 

Other extremely important topics covered in this episode: Benedict’s very bad top secret Twitter handle, how good Isaac’s butt looks in 18th-century breeches, and why militias are the worst way to put together a functional army.

Arnold at the second battle of Saratoga
A cartoon depicting Arnold’s reception in England

Images from Wikimedia Commons

Episode 10 - Margaret Clap
Episode 11 – The Dead Body of Pope Formosus

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