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History of Fourth of July
Why Fourth of July is being celebrated? American citizens celebrate Fourth of July as an Independence day every year with zeal and zest. The reason of being 4th of July being celebrated with such enthusiasm is the declaration of thirteen colonies of America to be no longer part of British Empire. Those 13 states includes Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Georgia, Connecticut, Massachusetts Bay, Maryland, South Carolina, New Hampshire, Virginia, New York, North Carolina, and Rhode Island and Providence Plantations which were then known as East Coast States and were running on agricultural resources mainly tobacco. It was claimed that those thirteen East Coast States were exploited by British rulers and so a need of Independence through protests was raised.
Fun Facts about Fourth of July You May Not Know
Until 1938, Fourth of July was not declared as a holiday.
The first Whitehouse party of Fourth of July was enjoyed in 1804.
Another country other than America celebrates Fourth of July and that is Philippines because they were recognized as an independent nation on the same day.
Fireworks of $600 million are being used in America alone on Fourth of July.
A count of 14000 fireworks are being displayed every year in America on Fourth of July.
Massachusetts, in 1781 became the first one to declare Independence Day as holiday.
150 million hot dogs are being consumed each year on Fourth of July.
France gave America the Statue of Liberty which is 151 feet tall.
Betsy Ross was the one who sewed the first US flag.
“When in the course of human events” were the first words of Declaration of Independence.
Fourth of July Trivia Questions & Answers for Kids
Q: Name the president who was born on Fourth of July.