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  1. 1. Zahra Herroelen & Tania Nyanguile 4ecB
  2. 2.  Freedom is very important  Democracy and liberty → the national pride  Reflected everywhere in the country  The Statue of Liberty  National Day
  3. 3.  Independence  England conquered America  America wanted to loosen of England  The war ended and America was liberated  July 4th ↔ Fourth of July  The only free day
  4. 4.  June 1776  Signed on July 4th that year  Very important  Symbol of their freedom  The birth of the Independent of the US  Disagreement about the date  July 4th since 1777
  5. 5.  1801 → Thomas Jefferson  National entrance  Politcal history but also strong politcal content  The Civil War
  6. 6.  Long and serious history  Serious ceremonies are speeches are held  A festive and free day  Nobody stays home  Barbecue and picnic  Concerts and festivals
  7. 7.  Fireworks are a tradition  Comparable to Queensday  Tourists from Europe  Plenty to do on July 4th → the country is turned ‘upside down’  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qs_v869Myd4
  8. 8.  Parades and fireworks  In belgium  Spread over several holidays  Fireworks → New Year’s Eve  Parades → Carnival  Barbecue is not a tradition  Many differences
  9. 9.  Not many  Spare ribs  The Peppermill in Zoutleeuw  Celebrate as True Americans
  10. 10.  They are closed  Important day → go celebrate  A few exceptions

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