Question 99
Symbols & Holidays
When do we celebrate Independence Day?

We celebrate Independence Day on July 4. Representatives from the colonies signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. This is the day the United States declared independence from Great Britain. On July 4, Americans celebrate in many different ways. We have parades, picnics and watch fireworks. We celebrate Independence Day every year on July 4.

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