The History Channel explores a vital part of American history with this look at July 4th and the celebrations that surround it. Not surprisingly, the first celebration is traced back to 1776, and the signing of the Deceleration of Independence. But few could have guessed how the subsequent celebrations would progress, with bigger parties, more fireworks, and scenes of jubilation that seem to increase in size as each year passes. Amongst the look at the festivities, some interesting facts and figures about July 4th are included, as well as some spectacular scenes that typify the American spirit and sense of pride that always comes to the fore on this great day.
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