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The Battle of Saratoga was actually 2 separate battles, fought a few weeks apart. The British were attempting to invade from Canada after they captured Fort Ticonderoga. The British then headed south, but were met by American soldiers and defeated. The American victory caused the French to finally come to the aid of the colonies as an ally.

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