On July 4, 1776, the Continental Congress approved the Declaration of Independence, setting the 13 colonies on the road to freedom as a sovereign nation. This most American of holidays will be marked with typical festivities ranging from fireworks, parades and concerts to more casual family gatherings and barbecues across the country. Interact with students using this fun facts that shares real-life data related to the holiday. Then view the teaching guide for ideas on how this fun facts can be used as an activity.
Fourth of July Fun Facts