America Celebrating 237th birthday on the Fourth of July

Fourth of July is right around the corner. Entire nations is planning to celebrate and participate in dazzling displays of fireworks and other fun activities across the country. In mid-June 1776, a five-man committee including Thomas Jefferson, John Adams and Benjamin Franklin was tasked with drafting a formal statement of the colonies’ intentions.

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“Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation and freedom in all just pursuits” – Thomas Jefferson

The Congress formally adopted the Declaration of Independence lead and written by Jefferson in Philadelphia on July 4, the birth of American independence. The Declaration of Independence is not only important for United States but to the entire world. The founding fathers bravery became a role model and helped other nations to fight against England and King George III.

Around 2.5 million people celebrated the first Independence Day and in year 2012 around 312 million people celebrated Independence Day. Let us learn some fun facts about Fourth of July Celebrations from the below info-graphic and let’s greet America a Happy 237th birthday.



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