13 4th Of July Memes To Put You In The Patriotic Spirit

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Doesn't it feel like summer just got here? It's hard to believe that it's already July, but these 4th of July memes prove it — it's time for fireworks, hot dogs, and lots of red, white, and blue.

I'm a lover of all holidays, but there is something about the 4th of July that really gets my celebration-loving self going. I cry every time I hear "I'm Proud to Be an American," I am obsessed with every fireworks show I see, and I will deck myself completely out in red, white, and blue for the cause. Patriotism is at the root of it, sure, (even though I'm half-English) but for me, the 4th of July is the most nostalgic holiday, second only to Christmas.

I mean, doesn't every single moment of the 4th of July feel like a Norman Rockwell painting? Little kids are barefoot, sticky with watermelon juice. Adults are drinking favorite beers, manning the grills, and passing out sparklers. There are flags everywhere and the streets are lined with people ready for a parade. It is Americana at it's finest, and it's one of my favorite days of the year.

So prepare yourself for a weekend of freedom, watermelon, and sparklers with these 13 4th of July memes. (Because there's nothing more American than quoting Legally Blonde 2.)

1. Shaky Hands Included


Don't forget to share them from your Timehop next year!

2. Let Freedom Ring


Americans are just so loud.

3. The Queen Is Not Pleased


And the rocket's red glare, my queen!

4. Paulette For President


Reeeeeal bad.

5. Dogs On 4th Of July Be Like


Let the panic ensue.

6. Please Wear Proper Attire


Don't forget to break out your ancient Old Navy American flag shirt. It doesn't matter if it says 2001, OK?

7. The World Is Ending, Says Dog


No, seriously. Does any dog enjoy fireworks?

8. The British Were Coming


My English mother hangs a Union Jack flag outside of the house every 4th of July. I feel like maybe she's bitter.

9. Just For One Day


I don't know though, the latest SCOTUS rulings make it pretty easy to root for the U.S.A. again.

10. Joe Dirt Knows What's Up


Is it really even the 4th of July if someone doesn't quote this when buying fireworks? No. It's not.

11. Put Down Your Phone


Try to live in the moment, y'all. Besides, how can you hold a hot dog and watch the fireworks if you're on your phone?

12. The Real Celebration


But can he save us from Donald Trump?

13. It's The American Way


I mean, what else do eagles think about?