Thousands of people, including Americans and non-Americans, have taken to the social media especially Twitter, Saturday July 4, to wish the most powerful nation on earth a happy independence day celebration mentioning the achievements of the wonderful nation among others.
The celebration is world wide and Americans all over the world are having a good time.
However, an Independence Day celebration at a U.S. Air Force Base in Great Britain was cancelled after an assessment of terrorist threats. The Red Arrows, a Royal Air Force Aerobatic team, was scheduled to perform at the Independence Day event. As reported by the Inquisitr. These measures were taken based on the latest security threat assessments and it was decided the Independence Day event should be cancelled
Here are some famous tweets about Independence Day.
Independence Day of the United States of America, also referred to as July Fourth in the U.S.A is a federal holiday commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, by the continental Congress declaring that the Thirteen American colonies regarded themselves as a new nation, the United States of America, and no longer part of the British Empire.
During the American Revolution, the Legal separation of the 13 Colonies fro Great Britain occurred on July 2, 1776, when second Continental Congress voted to approve a resolution of Independence that had been proposed in June by Richard Henry Lee of Virginia declaring The United States independent from Great Britain rule. After voting for independence Congress turned its attention to the Declaration of Independence, a statement explaining this decision, which had been prepared by a committee of five, with Thomas Jefferson as its principal author. Congress debated and revised the wording of the Declaration, finally approving it on July 4.
July fourth is universally accompanied by fireworks, parades, barbecues, carnivals, fairs, picnics, concerts, baseball games, family reunions, and political speeches and ceremonies, in addition to various other public and private events celebrating the history, government and traditions of the United States. Independence Day is the National Day of the USA.
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