Illinois Constitution

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1818

When did Illinois join the Union as a state?

4

How many different Constitutions has Illinois had?

1870

Which Constitution of Illinois was in force the longest?

1970

What is the date of the adoption of the present Illinois Constitution?

Archives Building in Springfield

Where are the original copies of the Illinois Constitutions found now?

It includes more details

Why is the Illinois Constitution a longer document than the U.S. Constitution?

Counties

What are the basic subdivisions of Illinois called?

Articles

What are the main parts of the Illinois constitution called?

Prairie State

State Nickname

Violet

State Flower

White Oak

State tree

Cardinal

State Bird

Land of Lincoln

State slogan

Flourite

State Mineral

Create laws

What is the function of the legislative branch?

General Assembly

What do we call our state legislature

Senate

The upper house of the state legislature.

House of Representatives

The lower house of the state legislature.

Both

Members are elected by the people. Senate, House, or Both?

69

How many state senators in Illinois?

118

How many state representatives in Illinois?

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