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The Battle of Saratoga was the first great American victory of the war and is widely believed to have been the turning point that led America to triumph over Britain. A major part of the colony that exported $130 million worth of goods a year, a vast sum for the 18th century, was destroyed. The corporate status of the Plymouth Colony, evinced in the Mayflower Compact, was established by the purchase (1626) of company and charter from the holders in England.

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Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan (June 1, 2002)

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