If you’ve ever wondered why do we celebrate the Fourth of July, it all starts in the American Colonies in the late 1700′s.
In 1776, the Continental Congress began drafting The Declaration of Independence. This was not a haphazard decision. It came after years of petitioning the King of England to listen to the requests of the American Colonies. To offer them equal representation in Parliament. To reduce the excessive taxes that were such a burden on the colonies.
Finally, after the start of the Revolutionary War, the citizens of the American Colonies realized that England was not going to hear their requests, and that American Independence was the only answer. [Read more...]