City Celebrations

Fourth of July celebrations have many traditions in different places across the United States. Looking specifically in Idaho, with the center being Boise, Idaho has followed a tradition of parades, fireworks, and sports (sports being from baseball, rodeos, to camping and fishing). In the 1800's to the early 1900's, Idaho cities celebrated their own Fourth… Continue reading City Celebrations


“Safe and Sane Fourth” campaign in Boise

I scoured the internet looking for anything that might be interesting to test with our data for Boise, Idaho and the Fourth of July. I chanced upon Shaping the Nation: The Effect of Fourth of July on Political Preferences and Behavior in the United States by Andreas Madestam and David Yanagizawa-Drott. These two wanted to see if the… Continue reading “Safe and Sane Fourth” campaign in Boise