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American forces defeated the British near Saratoga, N.Y., in September and October, 1777, after which the French chose to enter the war on the side of the colonists. These battles are considered the turning point of the ... More »

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The two Battles of Saratoga took place on Sept. 19, 1777 and Oct. 6, 1777, respectively. Though the British gained their objective in the first battle, they lost the second engagement. More »

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The American colonists won the Battle of Saratoga against the British Army and its German allies. Though the British won the first encounter on Sept. 19, 1777, they lost when they attacked again on Oct. 7. More »

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