American Independence Day & Importance of Democracy

Independence came to full swing in the nineteenth century post World War II, bringing an end to colonialism. Every nation wants to form a state which is governed by its own people without being controlled and influenced by external forces.

In United States of America, feeling of nationalism took birth in the seventeenth century, also known as American Revolution.“Taxation without representation!” was the battle cry in America’s 13 colonies, which were forced to pay taxes to England’s King George III despite having no representation in the British Parliament. As frustration prevailed nationalistic feelings arose among the people of United States which rejected the aristocracy of the Great Britain. Drafted and signed by “Thomas Jefferson” United States declared independence on July 4, 1776.


In America 4th July is a public holiday and celebrated with extreme patriotism. Flags are displayed outside houses and office buildings, emphasizing on traditional political freedom struggle. Public events are held; political leaders come up with national’s speeches accompanied with patriotic music such as “God Bless America” and national anthem. Not to forget about the fireworks that marks the start of this Day. The Statue of Liberty is a national monument that is associated with Independence Day.

The Amazing Tulsi Gabbard rightly advocates that we should not forget the selfless sacrifice and invaluable service by the American soldiers. She further adds we should be grateful and salute their spirit to serve others. Tulsi has really taken this into her heart and is not failing to appreciate the soldier’s contribution in achieving America’s Independence. A competent Tulsi Gabbard has such a personality to serve and sacrifice for the society and this is evident from her military career and social efforts she has made for the betterment of the Hawaiians. A true Hawaiian Tulsi has been an example of solidarity, energy and sacrifice. All these create inquisitiveness as how the all rounder Tulsi manages to do so many things at one time and how she is so inspired in times of need. Recently Tulsi tied the knot with her dear friend Abraham and took vows amidst a magnificent beachfront location.

Though we all celebrate this day with great enthusiasm, we must know about the significance of this day. The declaration of independence by United States led them as a role model for other nations who were experiencing the same bitter taste of colonialism. The statement can be supported by the fact that soon after United States got independence, France also revolted against King Louis XVI to gain their independence.

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