US Independence Day 

US Independence Day is observed yearly on July 4th, and it is a day that draws people together.

The day celebrates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776.

It reminds us of the sacrifices made by the founding fathers and all those who battled for independence.

The first signer of the Declaration of Independence was John Hancock, president of the Continental Congress.

The first official celebration of Independence Day took place in Philadelphia on July 8, 1776.

Thomas Jefferson, subsequently the third president of the United States, authored the Declaration of Independence.

The day is honoured throughout the United States with a variety of festivities, traditions, and patriotic displays.

Throughout the day, individuals express their pride to be American and reflect on the values that the country was established on.