Since the US founding fathers signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, the Fourth of July has been observed as Independence Day in the United States. Americans observe the day with parades, fireworks, concerts, and other festive events.
Americans in the US commemorate the country's history by:
Fife-and-drum bands march in historical and contemporary clothes; some even dress as "Uncle Sam," a folk hero who represents the United States.
The lengthy Fourth of July weekend may be used by families as a time to relax and enjoy the beach.
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Some individuals also celebrate Independence Day by participating in public ceremonies.
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Burgers and hot dogs on the grill are a Fourth of July menu must. Barbecues and cookouts are popular ways for Americans to celebrate the holiday. Potato salads and corn on the cob are typical side dishes.
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A fireworks display almost always marks the end of Fourth of July celebrations. Families wait for sunset to enjoy or view fireworks displays all around the United States.
Happy 4th of july to all our fellow Americans!