summer The Best Types of Fireworks  

Matt Grippi
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The 4th of July is a day on which Americans celebrate their independence by blowing things up in a spectacular fashion, with epic fireworks and dazzling, sparkling displays. But fireworks aren't just a one trick pony. What are the best kinds of fireworks? Which fireworks are the best for the 4th of July? Vote up the most awesome fireworks below.

There are all sizes, shapes, and colors of fireworks to choose from these days, and all of them are fun in their own way. Whether they're professional fireworks for city-wide shows, or store-bought fireworks for kids to mess around with (under adult supervision, of course) in the backyard, these are the best kinds of fireworks that you'll want to stock up on each 4th of July.
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Mortar


Mortar is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Types of Fireworks
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Mortars include launching tubes and a variety of high trajectory bursting aerial shells that you load individually.
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Rockets


Rockets is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Types of Fireworks
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A rocket is a pyrotechnic firework made out of a paper tube packed with gunpowder that propels itself into the air in order to fly.
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Roman Candles


Roman Candles is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Types of Fireworks
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Roman candles are long tubes that when lighted at one end shoot off colorful balls. Some of the shots crackle, flash, or explode. You can actually hold these in your hand while they fire off (it’s not recommended, but many people do it).
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Mine


Mine is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Types of Fireworks
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A Mine is a ground level eruption or burst of effect in an upwards fan-shaped spray.