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On the 4th of July, there are celebrations all over the United States. Approximately "103 million" people will be attending some type of party to partake in the festivities associated with this holiday. Folks all over the U.S. break out their barbecue grills and shoot off fireworks in celebration of our freedom. Even though many Americans have created their own traditions, there is a much deeper history behind the 4th of July.
A Brief Overview
The 4th of July is meant to commemorate "the day in 1776 when the Continental Congress approved the Declaration of Independence." Thomas Jefferson is credited with being the primary contributor to this historic document. The Declaration was written after many battles were fought between early settlers and…