The Battle of Saratoga

The Battle of Saratoga

by Don Nardo

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The American colonists had been fighting for independence from Britain for two years. In September 1777, thousands of British troops began marching towards Saratoga, New York. Their purpose was to split the colonies in two, weakening the Americans’ power. The colonists would not be defeated so easily. Using their hard-fighting militia, new battle tactics, and expert riflemen, the colonists forced the British troops to surrender, winning an important battle in the war for America’s independence.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780756533427
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 09/01/2007
Series: We the People: Revolution and the New Nation Series
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.31(d)
Lexile: 1000L (what's this?)
Age Range: 9 - 11 Years

About the Author

Noted historian and award-winning author Don Nardo has written many books for young people about American history. Nardo lives with his wife, Christine, in Massachusetts.

Table of Contents

Preparing to stop the enemy — Britain's attack plan — Ready to fight — Morgan's deadly riflemen — Struggle for Freeman's farm — The fight at Bemis Heights — The British surrender.

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