Independence Day is a huge celebration in the United States. Peoplecelebrate by having parades and picnics and usually end the day withfireworks. So what do some of these words mean?
Cities and towns, large and small, across the U.S. close their main streets tomake way for Independence Day parades. Clean and shiny firetrucks andschool marching bands parade down the streets lined with people watchingand cheering.
Parade floats, which are decorated vehicles, carry local stars, like the childwho won the spelling bee or the winner of a local beauty contest.