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The Battle of Saratoga: Definition, Summary, Facts & Significance

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In the late 1770's the original 13 colonies wanted independence from which country?

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1. British General John Burgoyne's strategy of _____ was guaranteed to block the New England colonies from the rest of the colonies.

2. Who was the new Patriots general appointed at this time?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Take a few minutes to answer the multiple-choice questions in this quiz about the Battle of Saratoga. You will be asked about the participants, strategies, and outcomes of the battle to assess how well you know this historical event.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will test you on such things as:

  • Country the original 13 colonies wanted independence from
  • Name of General Burgoyne's strategy to block the New England colonies from the rest of the colonies
  • Name of the Patriots general who opposed General Burgoyne
  • Winner of the Battle of Saratoga in 1777
  • Importance of the victory of the Battle of Saratoga

Skills Practiced

The following skills are displayed:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can review information regarding General Burgoyne's strategy and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding who led the armies who fought in Battle of Saratoga
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify significances of the Battle of Saratoga

Additional Learning

More about this topic can be found in the lesson titled The Battle of Saratoga: Definition, Summary, Facts & Significance. Get to know:

  • The dates of the American Revolutionary War
  • Materials provided by the 13 colonies back to the motherland
  • Document that announced the freedom of the colonies
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