On July 4, 1776, the Continental Congress in Philadelphia ratified the independence of the United States after the War of Independence between June and July of that year.
The fact consolidated the triumph of the American settlers and the principle of self-government. From then on, the states signed the Bill of Rights, composed of Ten Amendments to the Federal Constitution, which prohibited the restriction of individual freedoms and guaranteed a series of legal protections.
This original document is publicly displayed in the national archive in Washington. In the United States the date is celebrated with parades, spectacles, games, sports activities, cannon shots, bells, bonfire and fireworks.
So, let’s enjoy the BBQs and parties with friends, riding safe, with no alcohol beverages and lots of fun, joy and happiness!
“I look forward to an America that will not be afraid of grace and beauty.” – John F. Kennedy