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Independence Day may be synonymous with summer, but a new survey finds many Americans should go back to school! It turns out one in three people don’t know how to spell “independence” — and even fewer know why Americans celebrate on the Fourth of July! -StudyFings.org
1. Specifically, the poll of 1,030 Americans, commissioned by Lawsuit.org, found over a third spell independence incorrectly. Moreover, researchers add that internet searches for "how to spell independence" skyrocket by 85 percent during the July 4th holiday weekend. The most common way people misspell this important word in the American lexicon is by using an "a" — spelling it "independance." Is Independence one of those words you have to google/look up how to spell?
Yes, I can never remember how to spell it
No, I always remember how to spell it
2. July 4th commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence in 1776 — signaling the nation's freedom from British rule. Overall, less than 58 percent of all respondents correctly answered that America gained its freedom from Great Britain. DId you know the signing of the Declaration of Independence was to signal America's freedom from Britain?
3. While red, white, and blue may be easy to remember, the poll finds the average American thinks there are 14 stripes on the flag — instead of the correct answer of 13, which symbolize the original 13 colonies. Did you know there is 13 stripes on the flag?
Yes, and I knew that it symbolized the colonies
Yes, but didn't know what it symbolized
No I didn't know it was 13 stripes