July 4th by the Numbers

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Next week, on July 4th, America celebrates 243 years of independence!  Today’s infographic takes a look at the 4th of July by the numbers to provide a nice little snapshot about this holiday we Americans hold dear.  Whatever you do to celebrate, do it safely and have fun…..and, as for today, Happy Friday!!!

“On July 2nd, 1776, the Continental Congress voted in favor of independence, and two days later delegates from the 13 colonies adopted the Declaration of Independence, a historic document drafted by Thomas Jefferson. From 1776 to the present day, July 4th has been celebrated as the birth of American independence, with festivities ranging from fireworks, parades and concerts to more casual family gatherings and barbecues.”  History.com.

Hat tip to thegraphicmac.com.

 

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