The most American of holidays is celebrated with parades, fireworks and backyard barbecues across the United States of America. On July 4, 1776, the Declaration of Independence was approved by the Continental Congress, starting the 13 colonies on the road to freedom as a sovereign nation. Sites listed in this category reflect on the Fourth of July, including its history, cultural significance, and celebrations. Sites especially for children are listed in Kids_and_Teens/People_and_Society/Holidays_and_Celebrations/Fourth_of_July.

Sites that sell holiday merchandise should be submitted to Shopping/Holidays.

Sites that provide information about local celebrations should be submitted to an appropriate sub category of Regional/North_America/United_States.

Sites especially for children should be submitted to

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This category lists sites that focus on observing the Fourth of July with children and teenagers. It includes sites for parents, educators, and youth.