Saturday, July 9, 2011

Independance Day facts for children

Did You Know?

Benjamin Franklin is held in high esteem in the USA as is indicated by his appearance on the largest note: $100 bill.

Independence Day is marked by fireworks, barbecues and parades.

Previously called "rockets," the term "fireworks" was not established until 1777.

Later fireworks that made a noise were invented and called "fire crackers" and by 1880 sparklers had been created.


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