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Independence day

In this power point I explain the independence day in the United States.
It's very interesting :)

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Independence day

  1. 1. Independence Day in United States 1º ESO OPTATIVA : ENGLISH
  2. 2. Contents ·The festivity ·In the 1700’s ·In 1776 ·Thomas Jefferson ·Customs ·Typical food ·Bibliography
  3. 3. The festivity Independence Day is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the declaration of independence. It is celebrated on fourth of July. It is time to remember America’s ideals of liberty, equality and opportunity for all.
  4. 4. In the 1700’s... The thirteen American colonies belonged to Great Britain. The colonists did not want to be governed by Britain. They wanted to be independent and to choose their own government. They wanted a democracy, Britain imposed high taxes and there were many rebellions.
  5. 5. In 1776 A group of patriots wrote the Declaration of Independence. The Declaration proclaimed independence from Britain and democracy and justice for all. With the Declaration of Independence the thirteen colonies created their own nation , the United States of America. The liberty Bell is a symbol of Independence Day.
  6. 6. Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson was an American Founding Father,the main author of the Declaration of Independence (1766) and the third President of the United States (1801-1809). He was a spokesman for democracy and the rights of man with worldwide influence.
  7. 7. Customs Families often celebrate Independence Day by hosting or attending a picnic or barbecue and take advantage of the day off and, in some years, long weekend to gather with relatives. Decorations (streamers, ballons, and clothing) are generally colored red, white, and blue, the colors of the American flag. Parades are often in the morning, while fireworks displays occur in the evening at such places as parks, fairgrounds , or town squares.
  8. 8. Fireworks The festivities usually end with a brilliant fireworks show. In the evening, there are thousands of fireworks displays across the country.
  9. 9. The typical food Independence Day is the top food holiday of the summer. Fourth of July section is abundant with recipes for cupcakes.
  10. 10. Bibliography - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_XK9o12o0pg&feature=youtu.be - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Independence_Day_%28United_States%29 -https://www.google.es/search? q=independence+day+in+america&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=O- gFU7C6MKn- 4QTkrIDgAQ&sqi=2&pjf=1&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAQ&biw=1084&bih=538
  11. 11. Hope you liked!!!!!! And now you can do the activities we have prepared.