Hey everyone, it’s Gloria from the INTO Higher social media team and I’m here to tell you a little more about the Fourth of July! While the origin of this holiday is to mark America’s independence from Great Britain back in 1776, you’ll find most Americans celebrate this holiday (also known as Independence Day) a little differently than you might expect.
Here are five traditions and ways this annual holiday is celebrated in the States:
All across the country, in big cities and small towns, you can find fireworks shows. Many cities hold the fireworks on the Fourth of July, but some towns choose to do it a few days before or after the holiday. Can’t catch a fireworks show in person? Don’t worry – these shows are televised as well! Read More