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American Independence - 4th of July Celebrations

ID: #109229760 Often celebrated with family events and a great show of patriotism. July 4th is when the Continental Congress formally adopted the Declaration of Independence. Though the vote for actual independence took place on July 2nd, from then on the 4th became the day that was celebrated as the birth of American independence.   Best ways to celebrate the Fourth of July: Wear your most colorful 4th of July red, white, and blue swag! Visit a national or state park near you. Enjoy the scenery and look for bald eagles. Pack a picnic and head to the park with family and friends. Head to the beach for an afternoon of water, sand, and sun. Take home-made cards to soldiers now living in nursing homes and hospitals. Learn a patriotic song or sing one you already know such as America the Beautiful. Have a bike parade in your neighborhood. Let the kids decorate their bikes with 4th of July swag. Have a cook-out with family and friends. Be sure to take the tim