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Independence Day in the United States is an annual celebration of the passage of the Declaration of Independence by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776.

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Independence Day | History, Meaning, & Date

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In the first few years of the republic, Independence Day was celebrated with parades, oratory, and toasting in ceremonies.

The Fourth of July commemoration became a patriotic tradition which ...

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The rise of leisure meant the Fourth of July emerged as a major midsummer holiday. Heavy drinking and many fireworks injuries prompted reformers of the late 19th and early 20th century to start a ...

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