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4th of July

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On the 4th of July, 1776, America adopted the Declaration of Independence and separated for good from Great Britain. That day has become a national holiday. There is a concert held every 4th of July on the Capital lawn of the White House that attracts half a million people for the music and the fireworks display.

  1. 1. What do they have at the White House each July 4th?
    1. a. A concert
    2. b. A rally
    3. c. A fashion show
  2. 2. Who did America separate from?
    1. a. Great Britain
    2. b. Canada
    3. c. China
  3. 3. What year did America adopt the Declaration of Independence?
    1. a. 1776
    2. b. 1778
    3. c. 1777