A Crucial American Victory
Here in the autumn of 1777, American forces met, defeated and forced a major British army to surrender. This crucial American victory in the Battle of Saratoga renewed patriots’ hopes for independence, secured essential foreign recognition and support, and forever changed the face of the world.Read More
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Like a pebble cast into still waters, the American victory in the Battle of Saratoga sent political ripples across the world. France became an ally of the United States. Spain and the Netherlands both provided limited, unofficial aid to the U.S.