A report on Illinois

Mississippian copper plate found at the Saddle Site in Union County, Illinois
Illinois in 1718, approximate modern state area highlighted, from Carte de la Louisiane et du cours du Mississipi by Guillaume de L'Isle
The bell donated by King Louis XV in 1741 to the mission at Kaskaskia. It was later called the "Liberty Bell of the West", after it was rung to celebrate U.S. victory in the Revolution
In 1818, Illinois became the 21st U.S. state. The southern portion of Illinois Territory was admitted as the state of Illinois, and the rest was joined to Michigan Territory.
[[Old State Capitol State Historic Site|
Old State Capitol]]: Abraham Lincoln and other area legislators were instrumental in moving the state capitol to centrally located Springfield in 1839.
Embarkation of Union troops from Cairo on January 10, 1862
Charles Mound, the highest natural point in Illinois at 1,235 feet above sea level, is located in the Driftless Area in the northwestern part of the state.
At 279 feet above sea level, the lowest elevation point in the state is located near Cairo and the confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers.
Köppen climate types of Illinois
Density map displaying the population of Illinois
The Baháʼí House of Worship in Wilmette, Illinois
The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago at the heart of Chicago's financial center
Byron Nuclear Generating Station in Ogle County
Average annual wind power distribution for Illinois, 50 m height above ground (2009)
Soldier Field, Chicago
The Illinois State Capitol in Springfield
Illinois House of Representatives
Governor J. B. Pritzker (D)
University of Illinois
University of Chicago
University of Illinois Willard Airport
Inside O'Hare International Airport
Vandalia State House State Historic Site in Vandalia
The Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago
Magnolia Manor is a Victorian period historic house museum in Cairo.
Lincoln Home National Historic Site in Springfield
The Polish Museum of America in Chicago
A Railway Post Office preserved at the Illinois Railway Museum in Union
Standard license plate introduced in 2017
Standard license plate 2001 to 2016
Illinois license plate design used throughout the 1980s and 1990s, displaying the Land of Lincoln slogan that has been featured on the state's plates since 1954
Illinois 2020 Population Density Map

State in the Midwestern United States.

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Illinois Waterway

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T. J. O’Brien Lock and Dam on the Calumet River, part of the Illinois Waterway
Schematic of the Illinois Waterway from the Mississippi River to Lake Michigan

The Illinois Waterway system consists of 336 mi of navigable water from the mouth of the Calumet River at Chicago to the mouth of the Illinois River at Grafton, Illinois.

Quincy, Illinois

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19th Century View of Quincy Courthouse By John Sanftleben
Quincy during the flood of 1993. Quincy was protected by the bluffs; however, West Quincy, Missouri, across the river, was completely submerged.
The Newcomb Mansion
Quincy Transportation
Quincy in 1848 By Henry Lewis

Quincy, known as Illinois's "Gem City", is a city in and the county seat of Adams County, Illinois, United States, located on the Mississippi River.

Illinois Territory

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Between 1818 and 1833, after Illinois became a state, the unincorporated land from the territory, plus a handful of other townships, was made part of the Michigan Territory.

The Territory of Illinois was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from March 1, 1809, until December 3, 1818, when the southern portion of the territory was admitted to the Union as the State of Illinois.

The Shawnee Prophet, Tenskwatawa (1775–1836), ca. 1820, portrait by Charles Bird King

Shawnee

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Algonquian-speaking indigenous people of the Northeastern Woodlands.

Algonquian-speaking indigenous people of the Northeastern Woodlands.

The Shawnee Prophet, Tenskwatawa (1775–1836), ca. 1820, portrait by Charles Bird King
The Shawnee Prophet, Tenskwatawa (1775–1836), ca. 1820, portrait by Charles Bird King
Fort Ancient Monongahela cultures by Herb Roe
Serpent Mound, Peebles, Ohio
1715 map showing the land of the "Chaouanons" (Shawnee)
Tecumseh, by Benson Lossing in 1848 based on 1808 drawing.
This portrait of Harrison originally showed him in civilian clothes as the Congressional delegate from the Northwest Territory in 1800.
The Great Comet of 1811, as drawn by William Henry Smyth
The New Madrid earthquake was interpreted by the Muscogee as a reason to support the Shawnee resistance.
Flag of the Absentee-Shawnee Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma
Flag of the Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma
Flag of the Shawnee Tribe
First Shawnee Tribe coin issue: 2002—one dollar
Tecumseh commemorative dollar
This portrait of Harrison originally showed him in civilian clothes as the Congressional delegate from the Northwest Territory in 1800.

The Shawnee became known for their widespread settlements, extending from Pennsylvania to Illinois and to Georgia.

Facing south along Illinois Route 59, taken from the Illinois Prairie Path.

Illinois Route 59

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Facing south along Illinois Route 59, taken from the Illinois Prairie Path.
Intersection of IL 59 and IL 132 in Fox Lake Hills. Image taken traveling southbound on 59.

Illinois Route 59 is a north–south state highway in northeastern Illinois.

Massika, a Sauk Indian, left, and Wakusasse, right, of the Meskwaki. By Karl Bodmer, aquatint made at St. Louis, Missouri in March or April 1833 when Massika pleaded for the release of war chief Blackhawk following the Black Hawk War

Sauk people

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Now Green Bay, Wisconsin, when first encountered by the French in 1667.

Now Green Bay, Wisconsin, when first encountered by the French in 1667.

Massika, a Sauk Indian, left, and Wakusasse, right, of the Meskwaki. By Karl Bodmer, aquatint made at St. Louis, Missouri in March or April 1833 when Massika pleaded for the release of war chief Blackhawk following the Black Hawk War
Sac Indian family photographed by Frank Rinehart in 1899

The Sac moved south to territory in parts of what are now northern Illinois and Wisconsin.

Map of Grundy County, Illinois.

Grundy County, Illinois

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Map of Grundy County, Illinois.
Grundy County at the time of its creation in 1841

Grundy County is a county in the U.S. state of Illinois.

Hancock County at the time of its creation in 1825

Hancock County, Illinois

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Hancock County at the time of its creation in 1825

Hancock County is a county in the U.S. state of Illinois.

Northern Illinois

Northern Illinois

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Northern Illinois
Fox Valley
Northern Illinois

Northern Illinois is a region generally covering the northern third of the U.S. state of Illinois.

John A. Logan

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American soldier and politician.

American soldier and politician.

Blaine/Logan campaign poster
Logan with his wife Mary Simmerson Cunningham Logan, son Manning Alexander Logan and daughter Mary Elizabeth "Dollie" Logan in about 1870
John A. Logan's funeral at Hutchinson's vault

He served the state of Illinois as a state Representative, a Congressman, and a U.S. Senator and was an unsuccessful candidate for Vice President of the United States with James G. Blaine in the election of 1884.