Declaration of Independence was Hemp and Other 4th of July Facts and Myths
It’s true! The first drafts of the Deceleration of Independence were on HEMP! Find out if what you know about the 4th of July is a FACT or a MYTH here! Who knows you might learn something.
Did you know:
- 26% of Americans don’t know who we declared independence from..
- We actually declared independence from Great Britain on the 2nd of July 1776 NOT the 4th.
- And it was NOT even signed on the 4th of July! It was actually signed by 56 different people over a six month period. Most of them on August 2nd.
- In 2010 American spent more than $37 MILLION on fireworks!
- They would ring the Liberty Bell to summon people to Independence Hall for readings of the Declaration
- Last year there were over 11K firework related injuries
- Besty Ross did NOT design the American flag it was Frances, Hopkinson.