Illinois

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 Illinois

Chicago is a city in the U.S. state of Illinois, and is the third most populous city in the United States, and the most populous city in the American Midwest. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed.

Fast Facts: -Metropolis the home of Superman really exists in Southern Illinois.-The world's first Skyscraper was built in Chicago, 1885.-Illinois is known for its wide variety of weather. Major winter storms, deadly tornadoes and spectacular heat and cold waves.

The State Of Illinois

This is the map of Illinois

This is President Lincoln's tomb

In 1896, the first lot of Cracker Jack was produced in Chicago, Illinois

Chicago's diverse ethnic groups have contributed to the culinary styles of the state. Along with various ethnic fare, Chicago is also the birthplace of many American favorites, including the popular snack Cracker Jacks.

This is the seal of the state.

This is the state flag

The Chicago Bulls won an NBA record-72 games during the 1995–96 NBA season and are the only team in NBA history to win 70 games or more in a single season

On December 3, 1818, Illinois became the 21st U.S. state.Illinois is known as the "Land of Lincoln" because it is here that the 16th President spent his formative years

Lincoln's Tomb is located at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Illinois:


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