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CELEBRATING THE BIRTH OF OUR NATION & ITS HEROES

Some of us celebrate the 4th of July by visiting the hospital with firework burns. The rest of us celebrate the birth of our great nation by channeling our patriotism and reflecting on how America got to where it is today.

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At VeteranLife, we’re always taking time to remember the past and those who fought to get us here.
For Independence Day 2022, we’re going to dive into ideas for fun 4th of July celebrations, look at some fascinating history, and revel in the freedoms and privileges we’ve been blessed with.

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4TH JULY FACTS & HISTORY

JULY 2ND 1776

Official vote for independence

AUG 2ND 1776

The finalized copy of the Declaration of Independence was created

SEPT 3RD 1783

Signing of the Treaty of Paris

JULY 4TH 1785

First public and organized 4th of July celebration held in Salem NC

JULY 4TH 1941

Congress made the 4th of July a federal holiday

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FEATURED FOURTH OF JULY ARTICLES

Declaration of Independence Grievances That Led to the Birth of a Nation

The Declaration of Independence is perhaps the most important document in our nation’s history. Its 1,458 words (including the names...
The Declaration of Independence is perhaps the most important document in our nation’s history. Its 1,458 words (including the names of the signers) led to the birth of our nation. Among those words were the Declaration of Independence grievances, outlining everything Britain had done wrong and why the soon-to-be Americans were seeking independence. Leading up to this year’s 4th of July celebrations, we’re going to cover some of the most impactful Declaration of Independence grievances that directly contributed to the freedoms we all hold so dear today. Leading Up to the Declaration of Independence Grievances There are a total of 27 Declaration of Independence grievances. The colonists had been persecuted, taxed to death, and largely ignored by Britain's governing bodies. Following enlightening publications like Thomas...

When Did the Revolutionary War End?

When did the Revolutionary War end? The answer might surprise you. It is commonly believed that the Fourth of July...

The 20 Best 4th of July Quotes To Get You Pumped for Independence Day

BBQs, cold beverages, blistering heat, and beautiful fireworks are all headed to homes all across the United States soon because...

Best Fireworks For Your 4th of July Celebrations

A good fireworks show is going to have a little bit of everything. It can be tempting to only focus...
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