Illinois Government

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French, French and Indian War

territory of the ...... until ......

Virginia, 1778

county of ....... until ....

Northwest Territory, 1787

became part of ....... in ....

1809

made territory in ....

December 3, 1818

date Illinois became a state

21st

What number state in the Union is it?

Kaskaskia, Vandalia

1st 2 capitals of Illinois before Springfield

1839, Springfield

When and where did the capital move to its current location?

1970

Present constitution adopted

1818, 1848, 1870

years 1st 3 constitutions of Illinois adopted

U.S. constitution (includes bill of rights)

Illinois state gov't patterned after

118

How many members does Illinois House of Representatives have?

59

How many senators does Illinois Senate have?

Illinois National Guard

Like the president, the governor is the commander-in-chief for the..........

Lt. Governor

"vice" governor

7

How many judges does Illinois Supreme Court have?

10 years

How long do Supreme Court justices in Illinois serve?

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