AEE 1185: Live Free or Die on the Fourth of July

Have you heard of the festivities that happen on the Fourth of July in the United States?

Have you ever considered why this is so important within the American culture?

Have you been a part of any of these celebrations yourself?

We’re going to look at what happens on the Fourth of July and why celebrating the theme of independence happens all year long here in the US.

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It’s The Perfect Occasion To Reflect

Our country is divided right now but no matter which side you’re on politically, you can value the idea of independence.

The Fourth of July is the one time that we can come together and really celebrate that independence.

It’s during something like the Fourth of July fireworks that many of us feel that pride of being an American.

It’s such a fun day of freedom for the whole family, and that’s why everyone loves it.

You may celebrate it more when you’re a kid or with your family.

As an adult you may not go to such an extreme, but it’s still a fun day to celebrate your independence.

Celebrating Something That We Enjoy All Year Long

It’s a great way to feel unified with everyone, and that’s not always the norm lately.

You see a lot of BBQ’s and a lot of fireworks, which is a great mark of this historical day.

When you get into the history of it all especially in a place like Philadelphia or Washington DC, it’s amazing how it makes you feel.

When you are in these historical places, everything feels bigger than you–it’s just so grand and meaningful.

It’s fun to think about how we all celebrate our independence and mark this on the Fourth of July.

Independence Is Part of Our Culture

Independence is a really wonderful thing, and it’s such an innate part of our culture.

That may not be focused on as much in other cultures.

We even talk to our kids about independence, and so it’s a really important part of the way that we do things.

It’s such an important part of the way we do things, and the Fourth of July is a great way to celebrate this.

When you look at the culture in the US, independence is a really big part of it.

The Fourth of July is when we celebrate it, but we focus on it all year long as well.

This theme of independence is a great part of how we do things, and it may not be quite as big in other parts of the world.

It’s interesting to observe and to be a part of as well.

Takeaway

The Fourth of July is a great time to really look at how important independence is within the US.

This is an important part of the culture here, and that’s something that you see all year long.

This holiday though is a great time to really look at what that means, and reflect upon the ways that we celebrate that independence each and everyday.

It also makes for a fun time to celebrate with friends and family, so think of your traditions and consider starting new ones too.

If you have any questions, please leave them below in the comments section.

We’ll get back to you as soon as we can.