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what covered Illinois 60 million years ago?
what is the largest prehistoric earthwork in North America?
what did the 1st known inhabitants cross to get to North America?
the fourth glacier that only entered the northeast corner of Illinois was called what?
the third glacier that almost reached the Southern tip of Illinois was called what?
What is the highest point of land in Illinois?
Louis Jolliet and Jacques Marquette
who were the first white men to visit what is now Illinois?
cahokia and kaskaskia
what were the first two permanent settlements in Illinois?
Rene Robert Cavelier and Henri de Tonti
Who were the French explorers who built Fort Crevecoeur and Fort St. Louis
what collective tribe ,that is made up of 6 tribes, settled in the area after the last of the prehistoric Indians disappeared?
fort de chartres
what fort did the french surrender to the british on October 10, 1765, two years after the signing of the Treaty of Paris?
What caused the delay of the capture of Fort de Chartres?
what Illinois town were the Lincoln-Douglas debate held?
what was the second capital of illinois?
what was the first capital of Illinois?
what is the third and current capital of illinois?
what fort did george rogers clark capture?
who was the first Illinois territorial governor?
what was the first county in Illinois?
who was the first governor of the state of illinois?
December 3, 1818
when was Illinois admitted into the union?
what number state was illinois when it became a state?
who led the mormons to Illinois?
What was the largest city in Illinois in 1844?
who left to go west with the mormons?
who was the US senator from illinois in 1858?
who lost the US senator race of 1858, but later won the presidential election?
what was the closest site to belleville in the Lincoln-Douglas debates?
what town was an important military base during the civil war
illinois is slightly larger than what country?
illinois ranks what in population in the US?
what is illinois chief agricultural product?
illinois ranks 1st in the US in the production of what?
who produces more hogs than Illinois?
the prairie state
what is the nickname of Illinois?
what is the largest airport in Illinois?
Illinois produces over 1/10 of what fossil fuel?
Illinois produces more than 1/2 of the nations what?
most of illinois' oil reserves are located where?
Illinois-Land Ordinance of 1785
land was sold in one mile by one mile sections each square containing 640 acres due to what?
what was one of the chain western defensive forts after the war of 1812?
who was the sauk leader who worked alongside the British against the US hoping to push US settlers away from Sauk territory?