Jul 4, 2016

Happy 4th of July

Independence Day (United States) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


Independence Day of the United States, also referred to as the Fourth of July or July Fourth in the U.S., is a federal holiday commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, by the Continental Congress declaring that the thirteen American colonies regarded themselves as a new nation, the ...

July 4th - Holidays - HISTORY.com


On July 4th, the Congress formally adopted the Declaration of Independence, which had been written largely by Jefferson. Though the vote for actual independence took place on July 2nd, from then on the4th became the day that was celebrated as the birth of American independence.

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