99. When do we celebrate Independence Day?

  • July 4

In the United States, we celebrate Independence Day on July 4 to mark the anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. After signing the Declaration of Independence, John Adams wrote to his wife, “I am apt to believe that it will be celebrated, by succeeding Generations, as the great anniversary Festival.” The Declaration of Independence, written by Thomas Jefferson, explained why the colonies had decided to separate from Great Britain. Americans celebrate the Fourth of July as the birthday of America, with parades, fireworks, patriotic songs, and readings of the Declaration of Independence.

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¿Cuándo celebramos el Día de la Independencia?

  • el 4 de julio

متى نحتفل بعيد الاستقلال؟

  • 4 يوليو

我們在哪一天慶祝獨立紀念日?

  • 7 月 4 日

독립 기념일은 언제인가?

  • 7월 4일

Kailan tayo nagdiriwang ng Araw ng Kalayaan?

  • Hulyo 4

Ngày nào là ngày Lễ Độc Lập?

  • 4 Tháng Bẩy

מתי אנחנו חוגגים את יום העצמאות?

  • 4 ביולי

Когда мы празднуем День Независимости?

  • 4 июля

Kur e festojme Diten e Pavaresise?

  • Me 4 Korrik

Kada slavimo Dan nezavisnosti?

  • 4-tog Jula

چه هنگام روز استقالل را جشن می گیریم؟

  • جوالی 4

Quand est-ce que nous célébrons le Jour de l’Indépendence?

  • 4 Juillet

Hnub twg peb ua kev zoo siab rau hnub tau txais kev ywj pheej?

  • 7 hli tim 4

63. When was the Declaration of Independence adopted?

  • July 4, 1776

In 1774, representatives from 12 of the 13 colonies met in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, for the First Continental Congress. Of the 13 colonies, only Georgia was absent. These representatives were angry about British laws that treated them unfairly. They began to organize an army. The Second Continental Congress met in 1775 after fighting began between the colonists and the British Army. This Congress asked Thomas Jefferson and others to write the Declaration of Independence. When Thomas Jefferson finished his draft of the Declaration of Independence, he took it to John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, and the others on the committee to review it. After changes were made by the committee, the Declaration was read to the members of the entire Congress. The purpose of the Declaration was to announce the separation of the colonies from England. The Declaration of Independence stated that if a government does not protect the rights of the people, the people can create a new government. For this reason, the colonists separated from their British rulers. On July 4, 1776, the Second Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence.

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¿Cuándo fue adoptada la Declaración de Independencia?

  • el 4 de julio de 1776

متى تم اعتماد إعلان الاستقلال؟

  • 4 يوليو، 1776

「獨立宣言」是何時通過採用的?

  • 1776 年 7 月 4 日

독입 선언서가 채택된 것은 언제인가?

  • 1776년 7월 4일

Kailan ipinagtibay ang Deklarasyon ng Kalayaan?

  • Hulyo 4, 1776

Bản Tuyên Ngôn Độc Lập được chấp nhận lúc nào?

  • 4 Tháng Bẩy 1776

מתי התקבלה מגילת העצמאות?

  • 4 ביולי 1776

Когда была принята Декларация независимости?

  • 4 июля 1776

Kur u adoptua Deklarata e Pavaresise?

  • 4 Korrik, 1776

Kada je usvojen Proglas o nezavisnosti?

  • Jula 4-tog, 1776

چه زمانی بیانیۀ استقالل پذیرفته شد؟

  • 1776 جوالی 4

Quand est-ce que la Déclaration d’Indépendence a été adoptée?

  • 4 Juillet, 1776

Tsab cai tau txais kev ywj pheej tshwm sim rau thaum twg?

  • 7 hli, tim 4, xyoo 1776

8. What did the Declaration of Independence do?

  • announced our independence (from Great Britain)
  • declared our independence (from Great Britain)
  • said that the United States is free (from Great Britain)

The Declaration of Independence contains important ideas about the American system of government. The Declaration of Independence states that all people are created equal and have “certain unalienable rights.” These are rights that no government can change or take away. The author of the Declaration, Thomas Jefferson, wrote that the American colonies should be independent because Great Britain did not respect the basic rights of people in the colonies. Jefferson believed that a government exists only if the people think it should. He believed in the idea that the people create their own government and consent, or agree, to follow laws their government makes.

This idea is called “consent of the governed.” If the government creates laws that are fair and protect people, then people will agree to follow those laws. In the Declaration of Independence, Jefferson wrote a list of complaints the colonists had against the King of England. Jefferson ended the Declaration with the statement that the colonies are, and should be, free and independent states. The Second Continental Congress voted to accept the Declaration on July 4, 1776.

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¿Qué hizo la Declaración de Independencia?

  • anunció nuestra independencia (de Gran Bretaña)
  • declaró nuestra independencia (de Gran Bretaña)
  • dijo que los Estados Unidos se independizó (de Gran Bretaña)

ماذا فعل إعلان الاستقلال؟

  • (عن بريطانيا العظمى) أذاع استقلالنا
  • (عن بريطانيا العظمى) أعلن استقلالنا
  • (عن بريطانيا العظمى) قال إن الولايات المتحدة حرة

「獨立宣言」的作用是什麼?

  • 宣佈美國(脫離英國而)獨立
  • 宣告美國(脫離英國而)獨立
  • 表示美國(脫離英國而)獨立

독립 선언은 무엇을 한 것인가?

  • (영국으로 부터의) 독립을 알림
  • (영국으로 부터의) 독립을 선언함
  • 미국이 (영국으로부터) 자유롭다는 것을 밝힘

Ano ang ginagawa ng Deklarasyon ng Kalayaan?

  • ipinahayag ang ating kalayaan (mula sa Great Britain)
  • idineklara ang ating kalayaan (mula sa Great Britain)
  • sinabi na ang Estados Unidos ay malaya (mula sa Great Britain)

Bản Tuyên Ngôn Độc Lập có ý nghĩa gì?

  • thông báo nền độc lập của chúng ta (khỏi Anh Quốc)
  • tuyên cáo nền độc lập của chúng ta (khỏi Anh Quốc)
  • cho biết Hoa Kỳ đã tự do (khỏi Anh Quốc)

למה עשתה מגילת העצמאות?

  • הודיעה על עצמאותינו מבריטניה
  • הכריזה על עצמאותינו מבריטניה
  • ציינה כי ארה”ב חופשייה (מבריטניה)

Что сделала Декларация независимости?

  • Объявила о нашей независимости (от Великобритании)
  • Заявила о независимости (от Великобритании)
  • Объявила, что США свободны (от Великобритании)

Kush ishte qellimi I Deklarates se Pavaresise?

  • Shpalli pavaresine tone (ndaj Britanise se Madhe)
  • Deklaroi pavaresine tone (ndaj Britanise se Madhe)
  • Tha se Shtetet e Bashkuara jane te lira (ndaj Britanise se Madhe)

Šta je Deklaracija o Nezavisnosti učinila?

  • Proglasila nezavisnost (od Velike Britanije)
  • Objavila našu nezavisnost (od Velike Britanije)
  • Rekla da su Sjedinjene Američke Države slobodne (od Velike Britanije)

کار بیانیۀ استقالل چه بود؟

  • انتشار خبر استقالل ما )از بریتانیای کبیر(
  • اعالن استقالل ما )از بریتانیای کبیر(
  • بیان اینکه ایاالت متحده آزاد شده است )از بریتانیای کبیر(

Qu’est-ce qu’a fait la Déclaration d’Indépendence?

  • Annoncer notre Indépendence (de la Grande Bretagne)
  • Déclarer notre Indépendence (de la Grande Bretagne)
  • Dire que les Etats-Unis est libre (de la Grande Bretagne)

Tsab cai tshaj tawm tau txais kev ywj pheej yog tau ua dab tsi?

  • tshaj tawm txog peb kev ywj pheej (los ntawm As kiv)
  • hais tawm txog peb txoj kev ywj pheej (los ntawm As kiv)
  • hais tias teb chaws Asmeliskas ywj pheej lawm (los ntawm As kiv)