What's Your Independence Day IQ?
How much do you know about the 4th of July? Test your national trivia knowledge and find out!
Question 1 of 5
What city is known for the oldest continuous Independence Day celebration each here?
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Bristol, Rhode Island
The first 4th of July celebrations were celebrated in Bristol, Rhode Island, in 1785 and continue today. The city's long and elaborate celebrations give Bristol its nickname, "America's most patriotic town."
Question 2 of 5
Americans have celebrated Independence day for years, but when was it made a legal holiday by congress?
Congress didn't make July 4th a legal holiday until 1941.
Question 3 of 5
What famous American and founding forefather died on the 4th of July?
Thomas Jefferson died on July 4, 1826; 50 years after writing the Declaration of Independence
Question 4 of 5
Not every state allows people to purchase and use fireworks to celebrate Independence day. How many states currently do?
Only 35 states allow the legal use of fireworks.
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