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25 Fun Facts About 4th Of July That Will Make You Want To Celebrate

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  1. Thomas Jefferson changed the wording on the Declaration of Independence from "the pursuit of property" to "the pursuit of happiness." 00:30

  2. Three U.S. presidents have died on July 4th. 02:05

  3. The tune of the American national anthem was originally composed for the theme song of an 18th-century English gentleman's club. 03:27

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