United States, Independence Day, also called the Nation’s birth or Fourth of July commemorates the signing of the Declaration of Independence by Continental Congress on July 4, 1776. The declaration of independence was signed into law and became the powerful document of American history. On this day US claimed Independence from United Kingdom and democracy prevailed. In US, Independence Day is a federal holiday. Independence Day is celebrated in an extravagant style with fireworks, parades, barbecues, carnivals, picnics, concerts, baseball games, soccer, political speeches, glittering events and various ceremonies accompanied with patriotic songs. The streets are decorated with red, white and blue colored papers and balloons and American flag. Various public and private events are organized showcasing the history, government, and traditions of the US.