WATCH: Beachgoers in California don’t know why we celebrate July 4th

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SAN DIEGO–Happy 4th of July, Independence Day, the day the U.S. signed the Declaration of Independence.

We all know that it’s a celebratory day full of patriotism–and barbecues–but do you know what we’re actually celebrating?

Matt Dice, a media analyst and author who comments on “our celebrity-obsessed culture,” asked several people on the beach in San Diego what we are actually celebrating this holiday weekend. He asked questions like which country the U.S. declared independence from in 1776, who was just one of America’s founding fathers and more.

Watch to the end to see the one person who knew what we’re celebrating!