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BBQs and Brits: Annual 4th of July Spending vs. Costs of the Revolution

BBQS AND BRITS Annual 4th of July Spending vs. Costs of the Revolution On July 4th, 1776 our nascent Congress officially sanctioned the revolutionary movement by adopting the Declaration of Independence. Today we celebrate our Independence Day by stuffing our faces and blowing things up, and we spend a lot more every year than we did winning the war in the first place. WOW! That's 2.7 times more spent on burgers and booms for Independence Day than on beating the British. the VS. BBQ the BRIT Projected total consumer spending on 4th of July food and fireworks in 2014: Revolutionary War Costs: $2.6 BILLION $6.9 BILLION *inflation adjusted. brass moneysideoflife.com July 2014 © brass|MEDIA RESEARCH & WRITING: Jens Odegaard • DESIGN & LAYOUT: Kristin Davis SOURCES: history.com nrffoundation.com - fas.org - bls.gov THE MONEY SIDE OF LIFE™

BBQs and Brits: Annual 4th of July Spending vs. Costs of the Revolution

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The costs of the Revolution vs. the costs of food and fireworks every 4th of July.

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