After July 4 Independence Day in the United States, on July 5 Venezuela celebrates its independence from Spain in 1811, Algeria celebrates its independence from France in 1962, and Cape Verde celebrates its independence from Portugal in 1975.
Independence is a city in the state of Missouri in the United States. During the 19th century, it was the departure point for pioneers traveling west on the California, Oregon, and Santa Fe trails.
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