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Independence Day in United
OPTATIVA : ENGLISH
·In the 1700’s
Independence Day is a federal holiday in the United States
commemorating the adoption of the declaration of
It is celebrated on fourth of July.
It is time to remember America’s ideals of liberty, equality
and opportunity for all.
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
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.
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.
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.
The festivities usually end with a brilliant fireworks show.
In the evening, there are thousands of fireworks displays across
The typical food
Independence Day is the top food holiday of the summer. Fourth
of July section is abundant with recipes for cupcakes.