4th of July has always been a paid federal holiday.
In 1870, the U.S. Congress made Independence Day an unpaid holiday for federal employees which was changed back in 1938 to a paid federal holiday.
Thomas Jefferson is the principal author of the Declaration of Independence which was prepared by a Committee of how many people?
Which newspaper published the "Declaration of Independence" first?
Which city holds so far the record for the largest fireworks display in the country?
More than 22 tons of pyrotechnics exploded in 2009 in New York City.
Which state first recognized July 4 as a state celebration?
How many U.S. presidents have been born on a July 4th so far?
Calvin Coolidge, the 30th President, was born on July 4, 1872; so far he is the only U.S. President to have been born on Independence Day
Which city was designated "America's Official Fourth of July City-Small Town USA" in 1979?
Until July 4th 1776, the U.S. were a colony of
Held since 1785, the Bristol Fourth of July Parade in Bristol, Rhode Island, is the oldest continuous Independence Day celebration in the United States.
The Congress had voted to declare independence three days earlier, on July 1, but it was not declared until July 4.
It was actually July 2nd.
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