In Pics | Fourth of July celebrations: Fireworks, parades, carnivals on US' Independence Day

The Fourth of July, also known as Independence Day in the United States, is celebrated annually on July 4, to commemorate the Declaration of Independence which proclaimed the independence of thirteen American colonies from British control in 1821. (Image: Reuters). Citizens usually celebrate this day with fireworks, parades and carnivals. (Image: Reuters). The social events were limited due to the Covid-19 situation. Authorities have asked Americans to participate in professional firework displays in their local area in order for fire safety. (Image: Reuters). July 4, 2021 will mark the 245th anniversary the founding of America. (Image: Reuters). On July 4, 1776, the US Congress approved the Declaration of Independence. It is a declaration explaining that the colonies of Great Britain decided to be independent from colonial rule. (Image: Reuters). Two days before the actual resolution of independence was adopted, on July 2, the thirteen colonies were legal separated from Great Britain's control. (Image: Reuters). Since the Fourth of July in 1776, when the Second Continental Congress approved the Declaration of Independence by the United States of America, the Fourth of July has been celebrated in the United States of America traditionally as "Independence Day". (Image: Reuters). The US Founding Fathers, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin and Alexander Hamilton, John Jay and James Madison, were seven of the key leaders in the war for independence. They played an important role in the founding and unification of the thirteen colonies. (Image: Reuters). The day that the Declaration of Independence was adopted is celebrated in the United States as Independence Day. There are displays of patriotic enthusiasm and celebrations on July 4. Americans celebrate Independence Day with fireworks, parades, and picnics. Political leaders also make it a point of appearing at public events to address the nation about issues of patriotism, culture, and government. (Image: Reuters).