ABOUT Independence Day

Independence Day in the United States

commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. This declaration, drafted primarily by Thomas Jefferson, marked the formal separation of the thirteen American colonies from British rule, paving the way for the birth of the United States of America.

The events leading up to the Declaration of Independence were rooted in growing tensions between the American colonies and the British government. The colonies had been under British rule for over a century and had developed their own distinct identities and economies. However, disputes over taxation, representation, and other issues led to increased resentment and resistance among the colonists….