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The Fourth of July – 7/4/2018




The Fourth of July
is the most significant national holiday
in the United States.

It celebrates the Declaration of Independence,
adopted on 4 July, 1776.

The Thirteen Colonies of America
declared themselves to be states

and no longer part of the British Empire,
The Declaration of Independence was signed by 56 representatives of thirteen
self-styled states (previously the Thirteen Colonies).
The signatories included future president Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin.
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