Geography The capital is Springfield. It is in the Midwest region. 3 Major Cities are Chicago, Aurora, and Rockford. The climate is warm, cool, and rainy The Major Rivers are Missouri, Mississippi, and Illinois.
The year Illinois was admitted to the Union was December 3 rd, 1818. Illinois was the 21 st state. History The Great Chicago fire destroyed much of the city.
The industries are education, healthcare, and retail trade and the manufacturing products are chemicals, machinery, and processed foods. The farming products are corn, soy beans, hay, wheat, rye oats, asparagus, cabbage, beans, and fruits.
The name of the Governor is Patrick Quinn. POLITICAL SCIENTIST The name of the Lieutenant Governor is Sheila Simon. The names of the U.S. Senators are Richard Durbin, and Mark Kirk. The number of U.S. Representatives are 18.
The state nickname is the Prairie state. STATE INFORMATION State flower is the violet State tree is the white oak
STATE INFORMATION State bird: cardinal State insect: Monarch butterfly
STATE INFORMATION State fish: bluegillState animal: whitetail deer
STATE INFORMATION State motto State Sovereignty, National Union State mineral fluorite State fair is in Springfield, mid- August
STATE INFORMATION State song Illinois State soil Drummer
FUN FACTS Illinois has more people than any other midwestern states!!!!!!!!! Illinois was also called Land of Lincoln!!!