The 4th of July isn’t just about how many hot dogs you can eat or firework shows, there is a lot of historical significance to the day.
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WEEHAWKEN, NJ. - JULY 4: The New York City skyline is seen in the distance as fireworks explode over the Hudson River during the Macy's fireworks display July 4, 2009 in Weehawken, New Jersey. It was the first time since 2000 that the Macy's display took place over the Hudson River and not the East River. (Photo by Yana Paskova/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - JULY 04: Spectators watch a 4th of July fireworks display over downtown Miami from Watson Island on July 4, 2014 in Miami, Florida.The United States marks 238 years as an independent nation as it celebrates the national holiday. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 04: Fireworks explode over the National Mall to mark the United States' Independence Day July 4, 2015 in Washington, DC. The pyrotechnic display celebrated the 239th anniversary of the United States' declaration of independence from England. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 4: Fireworks are launched over the National Mall to celebrate the United States' Independence Day July 4, 2017 in Washington, DC. Thousands gather throughout the city to watch the display and enjoy festivities. (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)
ST. LOUIS, MO - JULY 3: Fireworks are shot off to celebrate Independence Day after a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Miami Marlins at Busch Stadium on July 3, 2017 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
WIMBERLEY, TX - JULY 4: Parade goers watch floats as the Independence Day parade makes its way through the streets July 4, 2008 in Wimberley, Texas. The United States declared independence from the Great Britain 232 years ago today. (Photo by Ben Sklar/Getty Images)
DES PLAINES, IL - JULY 3: A man waves while riding on a float during the Fourth of July parade July 3, 2004 in Des Plaines, Illinois. America will celebrate its 228th birthday July 4, 2004. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 03: Fireworks light up the sky over Caesars Palace in celebration of the resort's 50th anniversary on July 3, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images for Caesars Entertainment)
ROUND TOP, TX - JULY 04: Spectators watch the 168th annual Round Top Fourth of July Parade on July 4, 2018 in Round Top, Texas. The Round Top community's Fourth of July celebration started in 1851 and is known as the longest running Fourth of July celebration west of the Mississippi. (Photo by Tamir Kalifa/Getty Images)
NASHVILLE, TN - JULY 04: Fireworks are seen at the 2018 Let Freedom Sing! Music City July 4th concert on July 4, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)