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Fourth of July Is Independence Day

presents facts, songs, primary documents, and more for celebrating the birthday of the U.S. and the signing of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. See the original Declaration of Independence. Read about the history of the Fourth. Learn about the U.S. flag and the Liberty Bell. Listen to patriotic songs. Take an Independence Day quiz. See ways to volunteer and help our nation. (USA.gov, Multiple Agencies)

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Interesting Fact:

It may surprise many U.S. citizens today that the famous Liberty Bell itself was "almost" British. American colonies, not yet industrialized, often sought British expertise for needed work.
Fireworks going off above the National Mall.

Above the National Mall.


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