Fourth of July Trivia


Q: In what year was the Declaration of Independence adopted?
            A: 1776


Q: Who is considered the principle author of the Declaration of Independence?
            A: Thomas Jefferson


Q: Which department store has sponsored Fourth of July fireworks in NYC for the last 43 years?
            A: Macy’s. This year fireworks will be launched off barges in the East River near the Brooklyn Bridge.

Q: How many colonies signed the Declaration of Independence?
            A: Thirteen
Q: What do the thirteen stripes on the U.S. flag represent?
            A: Each stripe represents one of the original thirteen colonies.

Q: In which city was the Declaration of Independence signed?
            A: Philadelphia, PA

Q: Which man is remembered for his large, stylish signature on the Declaration of Independence?
            A: John Hancock

Q: Where are the fireworks in Twin Falls, ID on the 4th of July?
            A: College of Southern Idaho at about 10 P.M.

Have a safe and happy 4th of July holiday!