Independence Day - Comprehenshion

Read this paragraph again and answer the questions below.  Your answers should be complete sentences.  Once you have completed the quiz, you should submit the answers.

Independence Day, commonly known as the Fourth of July, is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain. Independence Day is commonly associated with fireworks, parades, barbecues, carnivals, fairs, picnics, concerts, baseball games, family reunions, and political speeches and ceremonies, in addition to various other public and private events celebrating the history, government, and traditions of the United States. Independence Day is the national day of the United States.

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1. How often is Independence Day celebrated?

2. The United States was created after declaring independence from which country?

3. The holiday is celebrated on what day?

4. It commemorates a moment in USA history.  What is the date it celebrates?

5. What are a few of the activities that people do on the holiday?

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