Is the 4th of July REALLY America’s birthday? Independence Day myths debunked!

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This 4th of July our country celebrates 240 years of freedom! Go, USA!

And since 1776, many stories have been passed down from generation to generation – some true, some false.

Here is some 4th of July trivia – test your knowledge on which ones are fact, and which are fiction.