Gademer 2Benedict to become an apprentice in the pharmaceutical business. Benedict Arnold wassuccessful in that business but eventually gave that up to go help with the militia to fight in theFrench and Indian War, after the war he went back to his apprenticeship. While Benedict wasserving in the militia both his parents had unfortunately died, his mother died from yellow feverand his father drank himself to death from the grief of his wife dying. Now on his own, Benedictbecame even more successful by starting up his own pharmaceutical business thanks to the helpof his cousins. Eventually, he wanted to expand his business, so he became involved with theWest India Trade. After some time, he started to hate the British because of the trade restrictionsand taxes. Due to his hatred towards the British, he joined a secret organization called the Sonsof Liberty.