Grab your sparklers and look skyward—the Fourth of July is almost upon us. The Fourth of July, also known as Independence Day, commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence in 1776. Begun during the American Revolution, it has been America's most important patriotic holiday ever since.
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