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Independence Day was first celebrated during the American Revolution. It's been America's most important patriotic holiday ever since. Read about the history of the holiday and find facts, stats, trivia, and more.

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What part of summer are you looking forward to the most this year?

  • Pick choice 1 Warm weather
  • Pick choice 2 Cookouts
  • Pick choice 3 Vacations
  • Pick choice 4 Trips to the beach or pool
  • Pick choice 5 Blockbuster movies
  • Pick choice 6 Spending more time with my kids
  • Pick choice 7 Baseball games

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