Do People Know Why We Celebrate July 4th?

Fusion correspondent, Elise Roedenbeck, asks people why we celebrate the 4th of July.
1:42 | 07/02/13

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So do you guys know why we celebrate the fourth of July why do you celebrate the fourth of July and that is that is that it's the -- -- ever country. Because we celebrate our independence independence from one that's two questions. -- -- Never for Wednesday June it's -- -- -- fixed. From Britain. Rock. The -- July or Independence Day it's the -- the United States adopted the declaration of independence. And thus declaring our independence from the kingdom of Great Britain. Now congress actually voted to move forward with independence on July 2 of 1776. And that most people didn't get around to signing the declaration of independence until August 2 of that year. But July 4 -- the day that congress stopped fighting about. How to actual words that hurt attendance so that's the day we celebrate did you know that three presidents actually died on the fourth of July -- Including the principal author of the declaration of independence Thomas Jefferson fourth of July is -- of course -- they can't -- fireworks. Both of which are. Made in China I want those Americans -- your mind your hand. Also made in China. So this fourth of July actually attack. Enjoy your independence. From foreign oil just kidding. Happy fourth of July -- I -- I -- you have a situation going on. The situation. -- shows to situation. Sir Elton Brand and.

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