Fun Facts About The Fourth of July
As always, this most American of holidays will be marked by parades, fireworks and backyard barbecues across the country.
2.5 million—In July 1776, the estimated number of people living in the newly independent nation.
316.2 million—The nation’s estimated population on this July Fourth.
56— is the number of signers to the Declaration of Independence.
Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Roger Sherman and Robert R. Livingston comprised the Committee of Five that drafted the Declaration. Jefferson, regarded as the strongest and most eloquent writer, wrote most of the document.
Have a safe and wonderful day with your family and friends!