What Is Independence Day

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What Is Independence Day

  1. 1. What is Independence Day?<br />
  2. 2. Found the “New World”<br />Christopher Columbus<br />
  3. 3. Columbus Voyage<br />
  4. 4. Original Settlers of the “New World”<br />People from Europe looking for a better life and better opportunities<br />
  5. 5. King George III of England<br />He wanted to rule and tax the original 13 colonies. <br />“Taxation without Representation” <br />The colonists did not get a say in the way they were treated or what they were taxed on.<br />The Declaration of Independence would change all that!<br />
  6. 6. Our Founding Fathers…<br />
  7. 7. Our Founding Fathers wrote our Declaration of Independence!<br />Why is our Declaration of Independence important?<br />
  8. 8. Declaration of Independence<br />
  9. 9. England refused to allow the original 13 colonies to become independent so the colonies took it to the battle field.<br />On the Battle Field<br />
  10. 10. Battle of ConcordThe unofficial beginning of the colonies war for Independence<br />
  11. 11. Thomas JeffersonChosen to write the 1st draft of the Declaration of Independence<br />
  12. 12. We needed to explain why we wanted to be Independent from England.<br />Why did we need to write the Declaration of Independence?<br />
  13. 13. That all men are created equal<br />That all men have some rights given to them by God<br />That among these rights are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness<br />Our reasons:<br />
  14. 14. Declaration of Independence was signed on July 4th, 1776<br />
  15. 15. 13 colonies flag<br />Our flag now with stars for all 50 states<br />
  16. 16. United States of America<br />The Declaration of Independence gave us our freedom to become our own country!!!<br />
  17. 17. It is knownas The 4thof July!!!<br />We celebrate Independence Day every year!!!<br />
  18. 18. We celebrate with:Fireworks, <br />
  19. 19. Cookouts,<br />
  20. 20. Parades,<br />
  21. 21. And Red, White, and Blue!<br />
  22. 22. 4th of July is still celebrated today!<br />

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