“I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America,
and to the Republic for which it stands.
One nation under God, indivisible,
with liberty and justice for all.”


On July 4, 1776, we claimed our independence from Britain and Democracy was born.  July 4th has been a federal holiday in the United States since 1941, but the tradition of Independence Day celebrations goes back to the 18th century and the American Revolution (1775-83). In June 1776, representatives of the 13 colonies then fighting in the revolutionary struggle weighed a resolution that would declare their independence from Great Britain. On July 2nd, the Continental Congress voted in favor of independence, and two days later its delegates adopted the Declaration of Independence, a historic document drafted by Thomas Jefferson. From 1776 until the present day, July 4th has been celebrated as the birth of American independence.  Every day thousands leave their homeland to come to the “land of the free and the home of the brave” so they can begin their American Dream.

Image from Fact Of The Day Website

The United States is truly a diverse nation that is made up of dynamic people.  Every year on July 4, Americans celebrate that FREEDOM and INDEPENDENCE with family gatherings, barbecues, picnics.  With such growing technology we are learning through the internet about and communicating with people of different nations, with different languages and different races throughout the whole world while bringing the world closer with understanding and knowledge can only benefit all nations.

Let’s us never forget the men and women who are fighting to protect OUR HONOR, OUR FREEDOM AND OUR COUNTRY!!




  1. As the 4th of July approaches, we have so much to be thankful for. My heart sings “I’m Proud to be an American”. I hope to fan the fire of patriotism in your heart by providing a few of the most inspirational 4th of July quotes around. Enjoy!

    “Our flag is red, white and blue, but our nation is a rainbow – red, yellow, brown, black and white – and we’re all precious in God’s sight.”
    ~ Jesse Jackson

    “Freedom is never free.”
    ~ Unknown

    “There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured by what is right with America.”
    ~ William J. Clinton

    “My God! How little do my countrymen know what precious blessings they are in possession of, and which no other people on earth enjoy!”
    ~ Thomas Jefferson

    “Freedom is the oxygen of the soul.”
    ~ Moshe Dayan

    To find more 4th of July quotes, trivia, and patriotic videos, check out:


  2. While all the firework displays and picnics are nice, I think the country as a whole gets away from the true meaning of this wonderful holiday.

    • Thank you Bob for your comment. There is alot of truth in that most really celebrate for just picnics, gatherings, fireworks and parades which is where the emphasis is placed on most.

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