Happy Independence Day: learn something new about one of America’s major holidays!

Happy Independence Day: learn something new about one of America’s major holidays!

This year American people celebrate the 240th Anniversary of the Declaration of Independence! Let’s recollect interesting facts about it and cook something delicious specially for this day!


We all look forward to this cheerful holiday loved by many Americans! But are you sure you know all curious peculiarities about it? This great video by TED-Ed narrates about several historic facts connected with the Declaration of Independence:

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Do you celebrate this holiday? If yes, do you have any special family traditions? Tell us in the comments!

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16 Comments
Danny More
Danny More
The great USA is GONE. It's one big Cesspool now. Thanks to the total Idiots running it.... I know it, you know it. And the Idiots running it don't care... Just the truth.
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Jul 4, 2016 8:30PM
Beverly Johnson
Looks like you are the idiot - either that or lazy...
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Jul 4, 2016 8:36PM
Betty Osman
Betty Osman
Like this lesson!
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Jul 4, 2016 9:06PM
Carmine-James Pitaniello
Maybe the America you know is gone, but actually, Danny, every generation has lamented that. It looks like you're not adaptive to change. If you as really old peoole what they think, you'd be surprised how many would say that it's changed more than people in their 50s and 60's think, and for the much better. Today, moe Americans enjoy rights and priviledges not afforted to those who were born 20 to 30 years before that age group. Guess you just don't like progress. Just the truth.
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Jul 4, 2016 9:13PM
Keith Murray
Keith Murray
Change for the better is good, but not if it means giving up on the true ideology that our forefathers had in mind when they wrote the declaration. We as a country should always refer back to the original document before we try to make changes, just to make sure we stay in line with what our founding fathers wanted in the first place.
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Jul 4, 2016 9:44PM
Tom Young
USA has always stood for freedom for all, that's why we are a melting pot of different nationalities and cultures.
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Jul 4, 2016 10:46PM
Bryon Grosz
Bryon Grosz
It's pretty unfair to criticize the creators of the declaration of independence for not taking on slavery. They would have to fight the revolutionary war and civil war at the same time.
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Jul 5, 2016 12:42AM
Yolanda Solis
Liked the lesson!
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Jul 5, 2016 2:26AM
Steve Rempfer
Being in my sixties and knowing this country well. I believe everyone has the right to come here if they enter the country LEGALLY. Just like my ancestors did!!! And if you do not follow this procedure, I consider you a CRIMINAL and a drain on society. GOD BLESS AMERICA
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Jul 5, 2016 3:03AM
Nina Kamwene
Nina Kamwene
As a Kenyan, where we too kicked out the Brits on 10-20-63, I aplaud America. I am grateful to be a naturalized citizen. Happy BD USA!
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Jul 5, 2016 5:43AM
Carlos Ramirez
Well...maybe l dont know as much as you poeple do about the DECLARATION OF INDEPENCE..but l do know that that document was writen 240 years ago. When there was not even cars around. Dont you think that it should be some changes???
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Jul 5, 2016 11:25AM
Ron Garfinkle
There are changes.. they're called amendments to the Constitution.
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Jul 5, 2016 1:49PM
Bonnie Oliver Binford
Bonnie Oliver Binford
I agree, as long as low life people are elected it will continue to go downhill. Everything is overlooked by one class of people that don't care about morals, and there are more of .A shame.
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Jul 6, 2016 2:58AM
Bonnie Oliver Binford
Bonnie Oliver Binford
Ron Garfinkle Change is not always bad, trashing the good is bad. That is what is happening today. A shame.
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Jul 6, 2016 3:01AM
Jonathan Smith
DID NOT REALIZE THAT THIS WAS AN AVENUE FOR POLITIC. AMERICA IS STILL THE BEST COUNTRY IN THE WORLD. THAT IS WHY most all immigrants want to come here.
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Mar 24, 2017 3:33AM

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