Calendar Days: Independence Day - 4th of July History
This is a national American holiday that will forever commemorate a defining moment in the nation's history. It celebrates the adoption of the country's formal declaration of independence on July 4th, 1776. A landmark document, it decreed that the thirteen colonies had become independent states, and were no longer part of the British Empire. Today, July 4th celebrations take the form of fireworks, colorful displays of patriotism, BBQ's and speeches. Join http://WatchMojo.com as we learn more about Independence Day.