American Independence Day Mandarin

七月四日是美国独立纪念日
The Fourth of July is the American Independence Day.

七月四日是美国国庆日
The Fourth of July is the American National Holiday.

放鞭炮
To set off Fireworks

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Fourth of July and What It Means

On this day, the Americans declared themselves an independent democracy(独立的民主國家), This day is about freedom(自由) or liberty.

不自由,毋宁死。
Give me Libery, or give me Death.

- Patrick Henry

Of course, Independence and Freedom for everyone can be possible only if we value Equality and have Compassion towards fellow human beings.

The Chinese word for equality is 平等. Just as you desire freedom, so do all the other people. One person’s freedom cannot infringe upon another person’s freedom and rights.

Compassion can be translated as 同情心 (sympathy) or 怜悯心 (pity, compassion).

Kristen Carusos is from Atlanta, Georgia in the United States. She graduated from Kennesaw State University with a major in International Affairs and a minor in French. She studied abroad in China for the first time in Shanghai in 2010 and again in 2011 at Beijing Language and Culture University. She graduated and moved to Beijing in 2012 and has been studying Chinese since then. She works in the Marketing Department at the Sinology Institute.