Why are we celebrating on the 4th?

  1. TutorZ tutoring profile image65
    TutorZ tutoringposted 8 months ago

    Why are we celebrating on the 4th?

    The Declaration of Independence was written on July 2nd. Why are we celebrating on the 4th then?


  2. nochance profile image93
    nochanceposted 8 months ago

    "On July 4th, the Continental Congress formally adopted the Declaration of Independence, which had been written largely by Jefferson. Though the vote for actual independence took place on July 2nd, from then on the 4th became the day that was celebrated as the birth of American independence."