The 4th of July is a national holiday that celebrates our independence from England, both during the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812. To learn more about the holiday (history and traditions), visit the links below. Larry Ferlazzo, a teacher from California, shared these links on his outstanding blog–one of my favorites to follow.
Wishing all of you a happy Fourth of July weekend–one that is filled with great times with friends and family!
The History Channel : All About Independence Day
Fun On The Fourth (slideshow from The New York Times)
July 4th Celebrations (slideshow from The Washington Post)
Fireworks Over The Hudson (panorama by the New York Times)