Why Does America Still Celebrate The Revolutionary 4TH Of July :Easy Flag Cake- Or Design Your Own.
Why Did America Want To Be Independant...
Do you know why Americans celebrate the 4th of July each year, and have done since 1776?, or why NY Fireworks should make the news?. If you dont know , come along with me and lets find out.
I needed to know this important part in America's history ,and so I have written about it in a way that is simple, and easy to understand, why it is that Americans celebrate, and hold the 4th of July a very special day. I will also include relevant links to events that explain more in detail and even treats to make the lesson even more memorable.
I know that most people love to eat cake and who could resist the recipe I have included to mark the memorable ocassion with a colourful , creative cake!
Revolutionary 4th Of July
Independance Day-July 4TH 1776
Do you know what why Americans celebrate the 4th of July?
Movies have been made , songs written and sung , poems recited and people have risked their lives for this historic event in America.So I decided to find out why this day was and is important for Americans.
How would you feel if someone older than you ,like an older brother or sister kept telling you what and how to do things,then kept asking for more and more money,kinda like taking your allowance and not letting you decide rules for yourself.
It would make me pretty mad after a while , and thats exactly how the the colonist felt up until 1776.
Great Britain was like an older brother and kept trying to make the rules, and wanting more tax money. The people who had moved to this new land to start fresh were working very hard to make new homes and build places ,it is never easy starting out from scratch.
Eventually they got mad at the leaders of Great Britain ,because they wanted to make some new rules for their new land, decide for themselves who would be in charge and how to spend their own money.
This is called 'Independance'. Some of the men got together and decided they needed to discuss how to get their freedom ,not just for a little while but for all future generations. Their new homeland was called America, so they were called Americans.
Thomas Jefferson was one of the men in this group ,and he wrote all of their ideas down .This was called the first draft. A few changes were made later, and once they all agreed on how they wanted America to be the paper was called
The Declaration Of Independance' The leaders of the new land, met and signed this document in a place called Pennsylvania,USA
HAPPY BIRTHDAY AMERICA!!- I BAKED A CAKE FOR YOU!!
Easy No Bake 4th Of July Flag Cake..
- 8ozs cream cheese
- 4ozs plain yoghurt
- 4ozs ricotta cheese
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1 tsp vanilla
1 zest of a lemon
Mix all ingredientsa in a food processor, spread in a pan or suitable serving platter (9" x13")
Decorate with blueberries for stars,raspberries or strawberries for stripes. Chill.
Happy Birthday America
Why Does America Celebrate the 4th Of July?
The new Americans wanted to make goals, and rules for future generations to follow so they could keep their Independence.
It was a difficult time and they had to have alot courage, and strength to hold firm ,to what they believed in. Great Britain did not agree with their decision and accused them of treason for turning away from them, some risked being hanged or punished for wanting Independance.
Now you know why Americans remember and celebrate their Freedom and Independance.
So Its Time ToCelebrate this 4th of July,and what better way than to do it with a party!!!
To make this Freedom day ,eeven more memorable ,why not invite a homeless person back to your place for the day!
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