What actually happened on July 4th, 1776?
The Declaration of Independence was signed
The Declaration of Independence was sent off to England
The final draft of the Declaration of Independence was approved by congress
The Declaration of Independence was written
Which US president(s) died on the Fourth of July? (Pick all that apply)
Fill in the blank: Taxation without __________.
Fresh hot bacon
Who was the first to sign the Declaration of Independence, and what was his formal title?
Thomas Jefferson; Secretary of the Continental Congress
John Adams; Vice President of the Continental Congress
Benjamin Franklin; Senior Member of the Constitutional Convention
John Hancock; President of the Continental Congress
The Fourth of July was observed as a national holiday as soon as the next year after it was signed.
Which of these birds did Benjamin Franklin think should have become the national bird of America?
The bald eagle... Duh.
The (always classy) penguin
How many were living in the US on July 4th, 1776 vs. July 4th, 2014?
2.5 million compared to 500.5 million
2.5 million compared to 318.4 million
1.5 million compared to 350.2 million
15 million compared to 800 million
How many hotdogs are consumed every Fourth of July? (Hint: This is the biggest hot dog holiday in US)
Everyone who signed the Declaration signed it in August of 1776.
How old was the youngest person to sign the Declaration of Independence?
When was the last time the Liberty Bell has rung?
In honor of the first railroad being laid in 1829
In honor of Washington's Birthday in 1846
To call together the people of Philadelphia to discuss the Sugar Act in 1764
To call together the people of Philadelphia to discuss the Stamp Act in 1765
Almost done. Which of these is the greatest country in the world? (Select all that apply)
The United States of America.
The founding country of Gibson, Crayola, Wonder Bread and Harley Davidson.
The country between Canada and Mexico.
Okay the rest of the world ain't so bad... But definitely the United States.
Test your math skills. How old is America this year on July 4th?
Last one! How many of fifty nifty states were a part of the USA back in 1776?