SLUG:   PH/FOURTH-3  DATE:  07/04/09 CREDIT:  Linda Davidson / staff/ The Washington Post   LOCATION:  Washington, DC  CAPTION:  Annual Independence Day (Fourth of July) Parade down Constitution Avenue. PICTURED:   Steve Myott as Uncle Sam on stilts during the parade.  StaffPhoto imported to Merlin on  Sat Jul  4 15:07:13 2009

Why is the 4th of July so important to Americans?

American patriotism refers to patriotism involving cultural attachment of Americans to the United States as their homeland. American patriotism has been identified by some as distinct […]