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Guide to Independence Day Celebrations, Customs & Lesson Plans

Why do we celebrate Independence Day on July 4th? In fact, is this strictly an American holiday, or do other countries observe an independence celebration? You can find the answer to this, and many other frequently asked questions (FAQ), in this essential guide.

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We’ll look at traditional old-fashioned celebrations and contrast those with contemporary fetes. Next, we’ll go on a worldwide tour to see how other nations celebrate freedom and independence: Mexico, Chile, Argentina, France, and so many more. You’ll find tips and reviews on festivals, parades, and fun activities. Looking for lesson plans or crafts? You’ll find those and so much more in the extensive library of articles by Bright Hub experts. From history to decorations to fireworks to trivia, this guide is designed to provide what everybody wants to know about celebrating independence.

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