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The Fourth of July: A Day to Remember

Polls reveal that Americans know surprisingly little about their country’s history. Education World remembers — and celebrates America’s struggle for independence with 13 patriotic activities, one for each of the original colonies!

Hooray for Independence!

Why do countries celebrate their independence days with fireworks? Why do people hang national flags on patriotic holidays? Celebrate with a colorful wall hanging!

4th of July Art Project

Students should have previous knowledge of this holiday and what the fireworks display. A book or videotape of a firework display might be a good lead-in to this lesson.

4th of July – Independence Day

Those living in the United States celebrate the Fourth of July to mark independence from Britain. We typically
celebrate this day by sharing the day with friends and family with a good meal and by watching a fireworks
show at dark.