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The Fourth of July -- also known as Independence Day -- or simply July 4th -- has been a federal holiday in the United States since 1941. July 4th celebrations, however, go all the way back to the 18th century. These days we often celebrate the holiday with barbecues, beach trips, family, friends, and viewing firework displays.  

The Declaration of Independence Was Signed

While we celebrate our nation’s independence on the 4th, did you know the United States of America actually gained independence two days prior on the 2nd?  The Continental Congress voted in favor Independence from England on the July 2,1776.  For the last 250 years, however, we have been coming together to celebrate our independence, on the anniversary of

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The Iron Age, between 1200 B.C. and 600 B.C., is when the use of steel first started appearing. Throughout this time, people across Europe, Asia, and Africa began to make tools and weapons from this valuable metal.

It is possible that the Hittites of the Bronze Age were the first to stumble upon the creation process of steel. However, it wasn't until the Iron Age that steel took off in popularity and began to appear in multiple countries and used in trade.

From the moment steel came into use, it continued to grow in popularity and spread throughout the world. The history of steel stretches back thousands of years and helped lead to what is now the steel industry of the modern age.

How Steel Is Made

How Is Steel Made?

Sometime during 400 B.C., Indian

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