A lot of patriotic decorations and activities
4th of July is the fourth of July, also known as the American Independence Day, and is the nation’s answer to the English national holiday of St. Patrick’s Day. Independence Day is actually a national holiday in the United States celebrating the declaration of independence of the United States on July 4, 17 77. It is not a traditional national holiday in the United States like the Fourth of July, but instead is a national holiday observed during the fourth week of July. A lot of patriotic decorations and activities are observed on this day throughout the country.
What exactly is Independence Day? This is a historical day, which has much significance, as it marks the beginning of American independence. The declaration of independence was made by George Washington. The fourth article of the declaration of independence declared that the new country would be governed by laws passed by the general assembly. In order to celebrate the event of Independence Day, the United States Congress passes a resolution declaring that a star of David would be hoisted on the capitol dome. It is the symbol of the United States as a whole.
What does the United States government do to celebrate this historic holiday?
Every year, the government holds a major national holiday conference. This is attended by many prominent personalities from all over the nation, as well as from foreign countries. At these meetings, important 4th of July documents are read out and discussed. Proclamations are also made about important events that happened in the past, regarding our nation’s history.
A number of famous Americans are also invited to speak about their contributions to the foundation of the country, and how they perceived the American revolution. A lot of historical figures visit the United States on 4th of July to observe how the festivities are conducted. Some famous Americans who were born just before or during the Revolutionary War are also invited to speak on the subject. One of these individuals is Robert E. Lee.
Many barbecues are held on this day
In order to mark the day of American independence, several parades celebrations are arranged. There are different organizations that organize these parades. Among these are the Philadelphia Society of Americans and the Independence Party. Another organization that conducts parades is the Army of the American Revolution. A number of historical figures will also be present at these affairs. The last speaker of a parade will be the president of the United States.
The fourth of July is also the start of summer holidays for many Americans. This has been the favorite occasion for many families to get together. In fact, it has even become a family holiday in some localities. As a result of all this, many different 4th of July activities are organized. Fireworks shows and fireworks displays are the most common activities that are planned during this period of time.