The British were very good at hiding.
Lafayette did not speak English well.
The Virginians were not very helpful.
He had always dreamed of commanding an American army.
He wanted to revenge his being exiled from England.
It meant that he would not be left behind to help Washington in Boston.
Arnold knew that Armistead wanted to join the army and this was the only way he could.
Arnold thought he would remain loyal because he wouldn't want his master to be disappointed in him.
Arnold knew that Armistead wanted freedom from slavery.
Cornwallis was surprised because he thought James had left and sailed to England.
Cornwallis was surprised because he suddenly realized that James had been a spy the whole time.
Cornwallis was surprised because he thought James was only a waiter for his headquarters.
He was a free man and he wanted the name of the commander he so greatly respected.
He wanted a different name so people wouldn't remember that he was a slave.
He liked the sound of Lafayette as a new last name.
He never suspect he was a spy, because he didn't think James was smart enough to spy.
He never suspected because James was just a friendly young African-American man who had come to volunteer in exchange for his freedom.
Benedict Arnold was a traitor, and he was probably to lazy to think if James was spying.
He fought against slavery during the Civil War.
He created many organizations that helped Blacks win their right to vote.
He founded a society called "The Friends of the Blacks", and supported efforts to give equal rights to men of all races.
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