The Celebration of Independence Day – A Short History

Independence Day –


Independence Day is the celebration of the birthday of the United States of America, commonly known as July 4th or the Fourth of July. On July 4th, 1776, the Continental Congress formally adopted the Declaration of Independence; thus, breaking ties with the Kingdom of Great Britain, and a new nation was born. The document, primarily written by Thomas Jefferson, served as a formal announcement that the 13 American colonies were no longer part of the British Empire and would henceforth be free and independent states……. –


Please note 2 informational links:

U.S. Constitution Online –

The Complete List of Email Addresses and Fax Numbers for the U.S. Congress and Governors –


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