Lesson 2.31.4 – Year 2 American English Lessons with Maestro Sersea

American Holidays and Celebrations #1: Independence Day

Like people from all over the world, Americans celebrate a variety of holidays and celebrations. Watch each video and read along each article to learn about American Holidays and Celebrations.

  1. Directions: Watch the video below and write a short summary of what you learned in the comments section below.

2 thoughts on “Lesson 2.31.4 – Year 2 American English Lessons with Maestro Sersea

  1. Greetings to all
    Write a short summary of what you learned the Independence day Article
    I learned about the independence of United States of America and also learned more than one hundreds new English words.
    I learned about the reasons why colonies encouraged the independence by theirself. One of these was the taxes imposed by the crown´s of the English empire. Independence was a gradual and painful process.
    In 1765 they began to create secret groups called “Son of Liberty” but were two major events which joined colonies against british: the “Boston Masaacre” (March 5, 1770) and “The Tax Tea”. About this last one, Samuel Adams and other citizens of Boston devised “the Boston Tea Party” and on december 16, 1773 they took the cargo of tea from an East India Company Ship.
    Then, in september of 1774 was met the first “Continental Congress” which wrote a document became in the first draft of the Declaration of Independence. The revolutionary war began on April 19, 1775, on July 4, 1776 the Continental Congress approved forming a new Independent Nation: The United State of America, but the war of independence dragged on until 1783 when independence was finally won. currently july 4 is celebrated as The Independence Day in The United States of America.
    in the second article I learned

    Thank you Maestro

  2. Lesson 2.31.4 Year 2
    ” Independence Day July 4”
    Independence Day is one of the most important for any country or nation. On July 4, 1776, the 13 colonies claimed their independence from Great Britain an event that eventually led to the formation of the United States. Independence Day is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the declaration of Independence, which was ratified by the second continental congress People don’t go to work and schools
    Independence Day is commonly associated with fireworks, parties, barbecues, carnivals, fairs, picnics, family reunions, and much more.

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