Happy 4th of July! The American Flag in Fireworks

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    Happy 4th of July!

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    In the United States, Independence Day, commonly known as the Fourth of July, is a federal holiday commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain. Independence Day is commonly associated with fireworks, parades, barbecues, carnivals, picnics, concerts, baseball games, political speeches and ceremonies, and various other public and private events celebrating the history, government, and traditions of the United States. Independence Day is the national day of the United States.

    Independence Day fireworks are often accompanied by patriotic songs such as the national anthem "The Star-Spangled Banner", "God Bless America", "America the Beautiful", "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "This Land Is Your Land", "Stars and Stripes Forever", and, regionally, "Yankee Doodle" in northeastern states and "Dixie" in southern states. Some of the lyrics recall images of the Revolutionary War or the War of 1812.

    A salute of one gun for each state in the United States, called a “salute to the union,” is fired on Independence Day at noon by any capable military base.

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    1. Joe Bianchi 59 months ago | reply

      This is a Most Excellent Work!

      Most Excellent

    2. A Pretty Rock 59 months ago | reply

      Thank you for sharing your photo! I used it in a blog post here:


      Have a Happy 4th!

    3. Nuragic Man~A bit busy 53 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called ***All beautiful shots and many more. (Invited photos only).*, and we'd love to have this added to the group!


    4. saynotobarbie 50 months ago | reply

      Thank you for sharing your photo. We used it for an End Homelessness article on Change.org. homelessness.change.org/blog/view/the_power_of_the_pen_ca...

    5. lwfontaine 47 months ago | reply

      Really cool photo. I used it for an article on 4th of July activities. If that's not ok, please let me know. Thanks! www.examiner.com/examiner/x-39885-East-Valley-Parenting-A...

    6. writeshop4u 46 months ago | reply

      Love this! It will appear on my blog on July 2, 2010.



    7. thmeeks 46 months ago | reply

      I've used this great shot on my NileGuide Las Vegas blog, with attribution, at www.nileguide.com/destination/blog/las-vegas/2010/07/02/4...

    8. egwentz 46 months ago | reply

      Fantastic! I've used it on my vacation and travel blog at www.scenicrentals.com/vacationrentalresources.

      Many thanks!

    9. vabbley 46 months ago | reply

      Ok that's appropriate. Nice idea.

    10. TammyTalking 46 months ago | reply

      This image of the flag in the fireworks is beautiful.
      Your smilebox is very well done and I am sharing this page with some of my friends via email and facebook today. Thank you.

    11. Sukaynabayna 45 months ago | reply

      So cool!
      I used it here (I use a lot of your stuff I guess, always giving credit, of course): www.examiner.com/examiner/x-8519-Ann-Arbor-Islamic-Issues...

      Thanks again! & God Bless America.

    12. Beverly & Pack 45 months ago | reply

      Thank you for always coming back! You do some wonderful work, Sukaynabayna!

    13. Michael Taggart Photography 34 months ago | reply

      Amazing job!!!!! Thanks for the creative commons.
      Created a firework angel with it here:
      Firework Angel - vance

    14. Beverly & Pack 34 months ago | reply

      Michael, Thank you for posting your wonderful creation! You have a great eye, catching the wings and all.

    15. ClizBiz 34 months ago | reply

      I love this artwork! I'm going to use it for a story today on BlogHer.com about gratitude for our great nation. Thanks so much! Have a wonderful holiday.

    16. tmst23 34 months ago | reply

      Great work! saw it on the background app and I'm using it on my phone.

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    18. aloha_ellen 23 months ago | reply

      Used this pic for a Facebook Event logo...
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