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Title: Illinois


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Illinois
  • The Prairie State

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Illinois
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State Seal
  • The first seal used in what is now Illinois was
    the seal of the Northwest Territory in 1788
  • The date 1818 on the present Seal refers to the
    year Illinois became a state. The date 1868
    refers to the date the seal was redesigned. The
    shield carried by the eagle shows thirteen stars
    and stripes representing the original states.
  • Shows the eagle with a banner reading "State
    Sovereignty, National Union" in its mouth.

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State Flag / Chicago Flag
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Major Cities Chicago / Rockford
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Also The Quad Cities / Springfield
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Lots of Water Transportation
  • Lake Michigan
  • Mississippi River
  • Illinois River
  • Wabash River

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Cahokia Indian Mounds near St. Louis
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Chief Black Hawk
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Lots of Farms
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Large Coal Producing State
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Used to be almost all prairie
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Southern Illinois Shawnee National Forest
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Chicago 3rd Biggest U.S. City
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Chicago Museums
  • Art Institute
  • Adler Planetarium
  • Shedd Aquarium
  • Field Museum
  • Museum of Science Industry

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Chicago Sports
  • Bulls
  • White Sox
  • Bears
  • Blackhawks
  • Cubs
  • Fire
  • Wolves
  • Colleges

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Festivals
  • Blues Fest
  • Jazz Fest
  • Summerfest
  • Taste of Chicago
  • Ethnic and Neighborhood events
  • Special Events

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Other Chicago Things
  • Navy Pier
  • The Lakefront
  • Grant Park
  • Air and Water Show

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The Chicago Fire
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Illini means man or warrior
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First
  • Ferris Wheel
  • McDonalds
  • Steel Plows
  • To ratify slavery amendment
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