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The Fourth of July marks a significant and widely celebrated date in the history of the United States of America. Around the world, this is the day that is commonly known and referred to as “Independence Day”.
Independence Day Parade in Washington, D.C
Commemorating the signing, adoption, and publication of the Declaration of Independence, which ultimately marked their separation from The Kingdom of Great Britain, Independence Day is a federal holiday in the US, however, it was on the 2nd of July in 1776 that the Thirteen Colonies legally separated, after the Second Continental Congress voted in favour of this decision. The Declaration had been in preparation and writing by Thomas Jefferson and the Committee of Five since June 11th that same year, and was published two days later. It is famously known to specifically outline that all men are born equal, and that they have the right to choose their own government. It is on these ideals that American democracy was instituted.
The first documented celebration of Independence Day was the Bristol Fourth of July Parade, in Bristol, Rhode Island. It started in 1785, and continues as ongoing even today. Floats of various themes, and of course, fireworks, are well known to accompany modern celebrations. Macy’s in New York hosts the biggest fireworks display of all, with over 75,000 lbs lighting up the sky for around half an hour.
Fireworks display in New York City
As one of the most important days of the year for the American people, Independence Day signifies a crucial part of American history that was instrumental in forming the USA as it is today.
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