Lead: In the summer of 1777, an army led by British General John Burgoyne, marched south from Quebec to end the rebel on in the colonies. Instead it ended in disaster for the British and was perhaps the turning point of the Revolution.
Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts.
Content: In the summer of 1777 the British Army planned a military campaign that, if successful, would result in the occupation of Albany, New York, and control of the Hudson River – thereby separating New England from the southern colonies – and forcing an end to the rebellion.