On this day in 1776, the Declaration of Independence was approved by the Continental Congress, setting the 13 colonies on the road to freedom as a sovereign nation.
This most American of holidays is marked by parades, fireworks and backyard barbecues across the country. Have a look at the infographic and find out more about these favorite pastimes.
The infographic shows fun data, like the most popular July 4th activities, types of foods people will most probably have on their picnic table, various holiday items that people spend most on, purchasing patriotic merchandise, etc.
Amusing data on the import and export of American flags and fireworks will no doubt put a smile on your students’ faces.