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Would Popular Fourth of July Activities be Approved by The Founding Fathers?

June 27, 2017

Would Popular Fourth of July Activities be Approved by The Founding Fathers?

What we celebrate on July 4th

Most of us know on the 4th of July, we celebrate the signing of the Declaration of Independence and our country’s freedom.

Would today’s popular Independence Day celebrations be accepted by our founding fathers?

Across the nation, celebrations occur in the forms of parades, fireworks, picnics, barbecues, lounging on the beach, and parties with friends and family.

But is this really how our founding fathers intended the celebration of American Independence to look like?

Well, for President John Adams - absolutely! In fact, this is exactly what he envisioned!

John Adam’s vision for Independence Day celebration

John Adams wrote his wife expressing his desire for American Independence Day to be celebrated with these popular activities saying, “I’m apt to believe this day will be celebrated by succeeding generations as the great anniversary festival!”

Enjoy your Independence Day

So while you’re soaking up sun rays on the beach or toting your children to local parades, you can kind more enjoyment in your activities knowing that you’re fulfilling the great desires of our late President founding father, John Adams!

The team here are BBI Flags wishes you a wonderful Fourth of July. May we always be thankful for this great country we call home!

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