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Listen to Sousa’s Band playing Stars and Stripes Forever from the Library of Congress’ National Jukebox. 

July 4th is Independence Day, an American holiday that celebrates the adoption of the Declaration of the Independence on July 4th, 1776.

Did you know that the estimated population of the United States was 2.5 million people in July of 1776? This July 4th, the estimated population of the U.S. is 313.9 million people. Learn more fun facts and history about the fourth of July holiday at