The Fourth of July, or Independence Day, is one of the most exciting holidays of the summer. With fireworks, barbecues, parades, fairs, concerts, baseball games, family reunions, political ceremonies, and other celebrations many find the holiday to be a great way to appreciate and celebrate America. The federal holiday commemorates the thirteen American colonies regarding themselves as a new nation, the United States of America. In addition, it is the National Day of the United States.
However, most Americans are misinformed when it comes to the holiday. But don’t feel too lost! These myths have been spread around for decades. Children are even learning some incorrect information in school about the history of America and the Fourth of July. Most of these myths make complete sense and you wouldn’t have questioned it!