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1 Lucie Syrová

2 * General facts * War of Independence * Declaration of Independence * 4th July now

3 * "Fourth of July" * a federal holiday, a national day * the adoption of the Declaration of Independence in 1776 * the birth of the nation * celebration of the history, government, and traditions of the USA

4 * high taxes * Boston Tea Party 1773 * Continental Congress * the Battles of Lexington and Concord 1775 * Declaration of Independence 1776 * French, Spanish and Dutch support * the Treaty of Paris 1783 – sovereignty of the USA

5 * July 4, 1776 * Independence Hall, Philadelphia * statement adopted by the Continental Congress * thirteen American colonies regarded themselves as independent states, and no longer a part of the British Empire * John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, John Hancock

6 * picnics, barbecues, family reunions * parades, firework displays, concerts, baseball games * political speeches and ceremonies * red, white and blue decorations (streamers, balloons, and clothing)

7 * Independence Day (United States). In: Wikipedia: the free encyclopedia [online]. San Francisco (CA): Wikimedia Foundation, [cit ]. Dostupné z: ates%29 ates%29 * United States Declaration of Independence. In: Wikipedia: the free encyclopedia [online]. San Francisco (CA): Wikimedia Foundation, [cit ]. Dostupné z: * American Revolutionary War. In: Wikipedia: the free encyclopedia [online]. San Francisco (CA): Wikimedia Foundation, [cit ]. Dostupné z:

8 * KRIMMEL. Independence Day Celebration in Centre Square, Philadelphia. In: Wikipedia: the free encyclopedia [online]. San Francisco (CA): Wikimedia Foundation, [cit ]. Dostupné z: John-Lewis-Krimmel.JPG John-Lewis-Krimmel.JPG * PYLE. Bunker Hill. In: Wikipedia: the free encyclopedia [online]. San Francisco (CA): Wikimedia Foundation, [cit ]. Dostupné z: * Goddard Broadside of the Declaration of Independence. In: Wikipedia: the free encyclopedia [online]. San Francisco (CA): Wikimedia Foundation, [cit ]. Dostupné z: * MCNALLY. 4th Flags Arcata. In: Wikipedia: the free encyclopedia [online]. San Francisco (CA): Wikimedia Foundation, [cit ]. Dostupné z:


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