Washington: The United States of America is celebrating Independence Day on 4th July. On this occasion, lakhs of people have gone out for holiday along with their families. As a result, there has been an chaos at the airports with huge crowds. In the last few days, more than 10 thousand flights have been delayed and more than 1000 have been canceled across America.
In the last two years, being in homes due to the Corona epidemic, restless people are leaving to visit beaches, historical places, close relatives. According to an estimate, more than 125 million people will catch flights across America this weekend.
On Friday alone, more than 2.5 million caught flights from airports across the country. The airport is currently 8% more crowded than the Memorial Day weekend of May 8. The Memorial Day weekend marks the beginning of the summer holidays in America.
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According to travel app Hopper, airfares have reached a five-year high. An average person is paying up to $437 on return tickets for domestic flights.
Since independence from Britain in the year 1776, Independence Day is celebrated every year in America on 4th July. On this day there is a holiday in the whole country. On July 4, 1776, the US Congress declared independence from Britain.
Parade and barbecue are organized on America’s Independence Day. American people also wear red, white and blue clothes on this day. Apart from this, fireworks are considered a very important part of Independence Day celebrations in American history and tradition.
Like India, America has also been a slave of the Britishers. Britishers have done a lot of atrocities on people in America too. As a result, the conflict between the British and the Native Americans gradually increased. After a long struggle, on July 2, 1776, 12 of the 13 American Colonies officially decided to secede from Great Britain and sought independence through a vote by the Continental Congress. Exactly two days later, on July 4, all 13 colonies voted to adopt the Declaration of Independence and declared themselves independent by signing a declaration. Since then America is celebrating its Independence Day.
The 13 colonies made a declaration of independence, which is also known as the ‘Declaration of Independence’. General George Washington became the first President of America after independence. He is known as a freedom fighter who fought for freedom. The capital of America is named after him.