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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Title page of the 1912 Laws of Illinois

Illinois General Assembly

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Title page of the 1912 Laws of Illinois

The Illinois General Assembly is the legislature of the U.S. state of Illinois.

Central Illinois

Central Illinois

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Central Illinois
Central Illinois within Illinois
A tornado impacting the town of Roanoke, Illinois.
Corn fields in Central Illinois.

Central Illinois is a region of the U.S. state of Illinois that consists of the entire central third of the state, divided from north to south.

(NOTE: This is only for the Illinois part of the metropolitan area.)

Downstate Illinois

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(NOTE: This is only for the Illinois part of the metropolitan area.)

Downstate Illinois refers to the part of the U.S. state of Illinois south of ("down") the Chicago metropolitan area, which is in the northeast corner of the state and has been dominant in its history, politics, and culture.

Wilmette, Illinois

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Advertisement for an early subdivision in Wilmette
1874 station building
Wilmette constructed its first village hall in 1890
North Shore Line began service through Wilmette in 1899
Circulator opposing annexation
Among the improvements to the village's services was the construction of a central fire station
North Shore Channel in Wilmette today
In 2001 a new station house was constructed
Wilmette was a stop on the 2002 Winter Olympics torch relay route segment between Chicago and Milwaukee (highlighted in red box)
US Bahá'í House of Worship in Wilmette
Linden Avenue 'L' Station
Wilmette Harbor
Beach at Wilmette's Gilson Park
Frank Baker House
Gross Point Village Hall, now the Wilmette Historical Society

Wilmette is a village in New Trier Township, Cook County, Illinois, United States.

Portrait of a Piankeshaw by George Catlin.

Piankeshaw

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The Piankeshaw, Piankashaw or Pianguichia were members of the Miami tribe who lived apart from the rest of the Miami nation, therefore they were known as Peeyankihšiaki ("splitting off" from the others, Sing.: Peeyankihšia - "Piankeshaw Person").

The Piankeshaw, Piankashaw or Pianguichia were members of the Miami tribe who lived apart from the rest of the Miami nation, therefore they were known as Peeyankihšiaki ("splitting off" from the others, Sing.: Peeyankihšia - "Piankeshaw Person").

Portrait of a Piankeshaw by George Catlin.

When European settlers arrived in the region in the 1600s, the Piankeshaw lived in an area along the south central Wabash River that now includes western Indiana and Illinois.

Elgin, Illinois

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Elgin National Watch Company "Father Time" logo
Elgin Tower Building
The 1850 cobblestone Gifford-Davidson House
Historic print of Main Building of Elgin State Hospital, demolished in 1993
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Elgin, Illinois, Centennial half dollar

Elgin is a city in Cook and Kane counties in the northern part of the U.S. state of Illinois.

DeKalb, Illinois

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A home in the neighborhood north of downtown DeKalb, near the Gurler House
Altgeld Hall, the first building to be constructed at NIU
Aerial view of DeKalb, with airport (center)

DeKalb is a city in DeKalb County, Illinois, United States.

Crawford County when it was created in 1816, extending north to Lake Superior.

Crawford County, Illinois

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Crawford County when it was created in 1816, extending north to Lake Superior.
Crawford County between 1819 and 1821
Crawford between 1821 and 1824
Crawford between 1824 and 1831
In 1831, the creation of Jasper and Effingham Counties reduced Crawford to its current size.

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

Marion, Illinois

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Williamson County Courthouse
Terminal building at Veterans Airport of Southern Illinois.
So. Illinois Retail Lumber Dealers Convention, Marion, Ill., January 20, 1910

Marion is a city in Williamson and Johnson Counties, Illinois, United States, and is the county seat of Williamson County.

Polish Americans

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Polish Americans (Polonia amerykańska) are Americans who either have total or partial Polish ancestry, or are citizens of the Republic of Poland.

Polish Americans (Polonia amerykańska) are Americans who either have total or partial Polish ancestry, or are citizens of the Republic of Poland.

The Polish flag variant with the coat of arms is particularly often used by the Polonia, or Polish diaspora outside Poland, especially in the United States
Polish-American grocery, 1922, Detroit, Michigan
The Gateway Theatre, seat of the Copernicus Foundation, in Jefferson Park, Chicago. The Baroque spire is modeled on the Royal Castle, Warsaw.
The deli counter at the former Bobak's Polish supermarket in Chicago
Greenpoint, Brooklyn, is considered the center of New York City's Little Poland.
Greenpoint, Brooklyn
Inside view of St. Stanislaus Church in Slavic Village in Cleveland
Lagrange Street Polish Festival in Toledo, Ohio
Marker of immigration from Silesia into Texas - Indianola, Texas
Distribution of Americans claiming Polish Ancestry by county in 2018
St. Stanislaus Kostka Church in Chicago, Illinois, the city's first Polish parish
Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Little Falls, Minnesota. Built in 1922 by Polish-American immigrants.
Black Madonna of Częstochowa, a religious figure in Polish Catholicism
Polish American novelty flag
The Polish Museum of America in Chicago
Polish-American parade in New York City, 2008
Monument of Andrzej Pityński "Contribution of Polish Americans to Polish-Soviet War 1920" founded in Warsaw by Polish-Americans
SWAP Branch #57 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, in 1928
Polish-Americans who fought in the Blue Army. Image taken in Detroit, Michigan (1955) and featured in Life magazine.

In addition, Illinois has more than one million people that are of Polish descent, the third largest ethnic group after the German and Irish Americans.