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Fourth of July (American Independence Day)

July 4 is the day Americans traditionally celebrate as Independence Day, the day the United States declared themselves independent from England in 1776. These sites give you a good overview of how and why Americans celebrate.

American Independence Day
This three-part article, well illustrated as always, focuses on the need for independence as well as the struggle to keep that independence. The last installment looks at the legacy of independence elsewhere in the world.

Fourth of July for the Whole Family
The focus is on family at this great site. Find fun things to do with your family!

Independence Day Crafts
Find lots of fun ways to mark the holiday in style. You can make 3D fireworks, a giant American flag, and much more!

Fourth of July Word Search
Print this fun puzzle out and find all kinds of exciting words, all related to the 4th of July!

Fourth of July Crossword Puzzle
Test your knowledge of American history and Independence Day with this fun crossword! Just print it out and sharpen your pencil!

Independence Day on the Net
Don't miss these exciting ideas for making your holiday celebration even more fun.

The Declaration of Independence
Read exactly what the Founding Fathers wrote all those years ago.

Fourth of July Greeting Cards
Send electronic greetings to everyone you know! Celebrate the holiday in Internet style!

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