Why we shoot off Fireworks on the 4th of July

I'll be honest; I've never been a huge fan of fireworks. When I was a kid, I remember staying in the car when my mom took my younger sister and I to see the fireworks in Franklin. I guess I've never been a fan of loud noises.

But what's the history of fireworks on the 4th. Why do we associate fireworks with ANY celebration? The video below gives SOME insight. Check it out!

 

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