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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?