4th July 2024Independence Day, known as the Fourth of July, is a federal holiday in the United States. It marks the momentous occasion when the Second Continental Congress ratified the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, establishing the birth of the United States of America.

On this historic day, the Founding Fathers declared that the Thirteen Colonies were no longer subject to the rule of King George III of Britain. With the adoption of the Declaration of Independence, the colonies proclaimed themselves as united, free, and independent states. The decision for independence was solidified with the passing of the Lee Resolution on July 2, and the formal adoption of the Declaration two days later, forever changing the course of history.

The Fourth of July is synonymous with a vibrant array of festivities. Fireworks illuminate the night sky, parades fill the streets with color and music, and barbecues, carnivals, and fairs bring communities together in joyous celebration.

Happy Independence Day! 

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