Independence Day on July 4. July: Why the U.S. national holiday falls on this day

Where does the "Independence Day" on 4. July? At the US national holiday "Independence Day", also called "Fourth of July" referred to is thought of the i

Independence Day on July 4. July: Why the U.S. national holiday falls on this day
Where does the "Independence Day" on 4. July?

At the US national holiday "Independence Day", also called "Fourth of July" referred to is thought of the independence of the United States from great Britain. On 4. July, 1776, the representatives of the original 13 British colonies signed the Declaration of independence, for the first Time by the "United States of America" was spoken.

The Declaration of independence was the result of a conflict between any of the colonies in North America and the UK. After the end of the seven years ' war against France, the British government had tried to the cost of the war partly by tax increases and in the colonies to catch up. The inhabitants of the colonies refused to pay the levies to be without in the house of Commons represented, resulting in tensions between Britain and the colonies in North America were created. This finally culminated in the proclamation of the independence. The draft of the Declaration of independence was already on the 2. July submitted, but only at the 4. July, the representatives of the 13 colonies signed the document.

What are the traditions there are on 4. July?

The national day 4. July meeting will be in the US traditionally with parades, family and fireworks celebrated. The Americans decorate their houses for it in the national colors of red, white and blue and meet up with friends, family, and Acquaintances to picnics or Barbecues. In many places there are large parades and spectacular fireworks.

what is the independence day in Corona times?

this year, the celebrations are, however, in the shadow of a dramatic rise in Coronavirus infection numbers. Many States are currently experiencing the highest infection rates since the beginning of the pandemic. The authorities have cancelled so many planned events and beaches closed in order to avoid crowds of people.

The fireworks display in New York was spread out over several days, in order to prevent the usual tens of thousands to the river banks of the city, together with the spectacle to look at. US President, Donald Trump was expected on the eve of the national holiday with a fireworks display at the monument of Mount Rushmore in the US state of South Dakota.

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Updated Date: 05 July 2020, 07:26

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