Why is Illinois called Illinois?
Illinois is the French spelling for the Illinois and Peoria Indian word "iliniwok," meaning men or warriors and perhaps referring to members of the Illinois tribe.
The state of Illinois was named after the Illinois River. The Illinois River was named by French explorer Robert Cavelier Sieur de La Salle in 1679 after the Indians he found living along the banks. Illinois is the French spelling for the Illinois and Peoria Indian word "iliniwok," meaning men or warriors and perhaps referring to members of the Illinois tribe.
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You would first need to fill out and file an application foremancipation with your local court house. A judge will considermany factors include your needs, interest, independent resources,and financial abilities before approving your application.
As of 2016, Bruce Rauner is the Governor of Illinois. In 2016 the governor of Illinois is Bruce Rauner who was precededby Pat Quinn.
Answer . No, there are is no such law addressing attempts to get you to pay your bill on a Sunday.
Because they relized that the capital that they had at the time was to small and Springfeild was larger.
US - Midwest: 39.78143 N, 089.64465 W . The Northeastern border of Illinois is Lake Michigan. Its eastern border with Indiana is all of the land west of the Wabash River, and a north-south line above Post Vincennes, or 87Â°â31â²â30â³ west longitude. Its northern border with Wisconsin is fixed at 42Â°â30' north latitude. Its western border with Missouri and Iowa is the Mississippi River. Its southern border with Kentucky is the Ohio River. Illinois also borders Michigan, but only via a water boundary in Lake Michigan. The entrance to the State Capitol Visitor Center, on College St. between W. Capitol Ave. and W. Jackson St. in Springfield, is located at 39Â° 47' 52.2" north latitude 89Â° 39' 26.8" west longitude. Illinois is located on the southwest shore of Lake Michigan, south of Wisconsin, north of Kentucky, west of Indiana, and east of Iowa and Missouri in the United States of America in North America south of Canada, north of Mexico, east of the Pacific Ocean, and west of the Atlantic Ocean, between 40 & 45 latitude in the Northern hemisphere and between 90 and 85 longitude in the Western hemisphere of planet Earth. East of the Mississippi River, North of the Ohio River, West of Indiana and South of Wisconsin with its Northeast corner on Lake Michigan.
average of 70-90 in summer. around 20 in winter. storms can be tornadoes to hail to flooding.
Chicago gangsters. Big City Bosses like Richard J. Daley. Politicalturmoil. Voter fraud. Corn. Hog production. Blind Pigs andSpeakeasies. Al Capone and the Saint Valentine's Day massacre. Thelady in red and Dillinger's demise. Land of Lincoln. Black HawkWar. The 1871 Great Chicago Fire and Catherine O'Leary's cow.
Yes. In fact, Illinois is known by most outsiders as having brutally cold winters with negative temperatures. It does depend, though. The state stretches a good four hundred miles from north to south. Carbondale, IL barely sees snow during the year, but experiences many slippery and icy conditions. In the Chicago Metropolitan Area, however, you probably won't go three days without significant snowfall from about November to March. Don't be fooled. Illinois also experiences some of the HOTTEST summers around!
The first recorded Americans in Illinois were Louis Jolliet andFather Marquette in 1673. In1763 the state was given to England bythe French.
Primary campus is in the twin cities of Champaign and Urbana (U of I). Another campus is in Chicago (U of I at Chicago). Third campus is in Springfield (U of I at Springfield). For information, go to http://www.uillinois.edu/
There is a place in Chicago that ships to many different places in the US. Try looking it up on Yellow Book or Google Maps.or you can ask a local pet store!!!
Like many states in America, especially in the Midwest, the name of Illinois comes from the native tribes that lived there when the white men first came - the Illinois people. It comes from the Indian word Illini meaning a confederation of tribes. Illinois is the French interpretation of the Algonquin word for 'tribe of superior men'.
As of July 2014, the senators of Illinois are Richard Durbin andMark Kirk. The two senators will serve for six year terms.
People who live in or come from Illinois are called Illinoisians, Illinoisans or Illinoians. .
Yes. If the ticket has a mandatory court date attached to it, there is a mandatory suspension from the Secretary of State for 3 months to 1 year, depending on past driving record, past criminal record, seriousness of the offense, etc. If the ticket is a town ordinance violation and can be paid at the police sation or city hall with no court involved, there is no penalty from the Secretary of State.
The state is divided into three main regions: Central Plains: The Central Plains region includes an area of rich farmland known as the Till Plains. These plains are part of the Midwestern Corn Belt, extending from Ohio to Kansas. About 90% of Illinois is covered by the Central Plains region. These gently rolling fertile plains were carved and leveled by glaciers during the Ice Age. Great Lakes Plains: This low flat stretch of land along Lake Michigan develops some small hills north and west of Chicago. The industrial area surrounding Chicago is part of the Great Lakes Plains. Once covered by Lake Michigan, this region has small hills, lakes, and marshes. Illinois has 63 miles of shoreline on Lake Michigan. The Shawnee Hills in the southern part of the state range from 300 to 1,065 feet above sea level. This is an area of forested hills, valleys, woods, and river bluffs. Gulf Coastal Plains : This is the land between the Ohio River on the east and the Mississippi River on the west and sometimes referred to as "Egypt" because of its resemblance to the Nile Delta.
People who live in or come from Illinois are called Illinoisians, Illinoisans or Illinoians.. from: http://www.netstate.com/states/intro/il_intro.htm
Illinois has two accepted "official" names: "Land of Lincoln", and "The Prairie State". It's state motto is: "State Sovereignty, National Unity".
They are the members of the Illinois General Assembly either one of the 59 State Senators or one of the 118 members of the Illinois House. For a name consider using Michael Madigan the current speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives.
It is the 5 th largest state by population. . It is the 12 th most densely populated state. . It was the 21 st state to join the Union. . It is the 25 th largest state in area.
The Illinois General Assembly iscomprised of the Illinois House of Representatives and the IllinoisSenate. The State Senate has 59 members and the House has 118members.
The main parts of the Illinois constitution are referred to asarticles. The current version of the state's constitution wasadopted in 1970.
The Illoinois General Assenbly which includes two Houses, the 59 member Ilinois Senate and the 118 member Illinois House of Representatives.
Because even though he was born in Kentucky, Abraham Lincoln was a US senator from Illinois, before becoming President. He lived in Springfield from 1837 to 1861.
illini is some sort of Indian tribe that i guess was stationed in Illinois and so i guess that's how they got that nickname. and because illini is short for Illinois
Southern Illinois is frequently referred to as "Little Egypt" due to it's location, betwixt two rivers, as the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers mix at its tip, much like the Nile Delta. Furthermore, the southernmost town in the state was named Cairo back in 1818, an obvious reference to the Egyptian city.
It depends on your phone. Some phones permit long-distance calls for as much as a local call, but some can range up to $.99 cents a minute.
Washington Huskies. Washington lost their quarterback on the second play and also lost the game.
It depends..., if someone is injured or killed, or there is a wreck during the Fire Department's response to the false alarm it could be enhanced up to a felony offense.
Alot of things like usin the phone while driven, stealin basic things and fireworks except sparkles wich are gay
They started as the "fighting teachers." Ray Hanson was a football coach and athletic director at Western. He was also a decorated Marine. He pushed congress to allow Western to change its name to the Leathernecks. Western was granted permission in 1927, by an act of Congress and approval of the Secretary of the Navy, to use the Marine's seal, the phrase "Semper fidelis" and the name Leathernecks. The mascot is a bulldog. The privilege is permanent as long as the University does not bring disgrace to the name. Western's althetic field is named Hanson Field.
No, it is illegal for them to contact you when you are at work or any other profession!
3 i's 2 l's the words: ill, in, no, is. Also, it has the city of Chicago which is filled with wonderful things to do, as well as many other interesting smaller cities and farmland. It's the home of the invention of Barbed wire and it's the pumpkin capital of the world.
The president of Illinois is the President of the United States of America, currently Barack Hussein Obama Jr. The highest official in the state of Illinois is the Governor of Illinois, Pat Quinn, Democrat. US Presidents born in Illinois Ronald Reagan, 40th US president, was born in Tampico, Illinois.
Illinois is a state in the United States of America. . There are no provinces in the USA.
The word Illinois is the French derivation of the Miami-Illinoisverb irenweÂ·wa , transferred from Ojibwe, Ottawa dialect( ilinwe ), and transliterated into French.
Abraham Lincoln lived there. He was born in Kentucky and spent much of his boyhood in Indiana, but when he was in his early 20s the family moved to Illinois, and that was where he first became prominent as a lawyer ,entered politics and became nationally known. He was living in Illinois when he was elected President and is buried there.
Uum...I'm assuming you aren't from America. There is no country called Illinois in the world. Illinois is a state of the United States of America. It's a beautiful state... I hope I helped you. Have a great day!!
No there are not any hurricanes in Illinois because it is not by the ocean.
Springfield has been the capital of the state of Illinois since1839. The territorial capital of Kaskaskia was also capital for the firstyear of statehood (1818-1819). The capital was moved to Vandaliafrom 1819 to 1839. Among those who supported the choice ofSpringfield was Abraham Lincoln, and he lived there until he waselected President in 1860.
The Illinois State Legislature which is composed of the Illinois House and the Illinois Senate.
It will be released on the same date all around the world. (November 13th, 2012)
Illinois has a cool continental climate with a cold, dry winter and warm, wet summer
Yes it is because I went and lost 30 pounds in a week So go you be lucky for those that want to loose weight..
No. The only Crocodiles in the United States are in southernFlorida. The American alligator does not come any father north thanNorth Carolina.
Cardiff Illinois is in Livingston county, Illinois. It is a ghosttown now because the coal mines closed.
Natural resources: coal, timber, petroleum Agriculture: corn, soybeans, hogs, cattle, dairy, wheat, ethanol Manufacturing: food, metal, transportation equipment, machinery, plastics and rubber, computer and electronic parts Services: medical, financial trading, higher education, law, publishing, tourism, logistics
The Illinois General Assembly is comprised of the Illinois House ofRepresentatives and the Illinois Senate. The State Senate has 59members and the House has 118 members.
The name "Rail Splitter" originated in the Illinois StateRepublican Convention at Decatur, GA on May 9 1860, when twosupporters, future governor (of Illinois) Richard J. Oglesby andone John Hanks, who had lived with the Lincolns, marched into theconvention hall with two fence rails to which a sign was attached,"Abraham Lincoln, The Rail Candidate for President in 1860." Lincoln's previous jobs were soldier, postmaster, surveyor, tavernkeeper, and rail splitter before he pursued law and politics, andthe nickname referred to this modest background. The name caught onat the national convention at Chicago and spread quickly, becominga campaign slogan. He was a candidate for the "common man" because of his backgrounddoing what would now be considered "blue collar". His formaleducation consisted of 18 months, and yet he eventually ran foroffice and practiced law.
It is called the Illinois Senate. The Illinois General Assembly iscomprised of the Illinois House of Representatives and the IllinoisSenate. The State Senate has 59 members and the House has 118members.