Why was the state Illinois called Illinois?
The word Illinois is the French derivation of the Miami-Illinois verb irenwe·wa, transferred from Ojibwe, Ottawa dialect (ilinwe), and transliterated into French.
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Answer . \nNo, there are no residency requirements, but the couple must present the required documentation based upon individual status.
White Tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus.) . The state animal of Illinois is the White Tailed Deer. Illinois schoolchildren voted to select the white-tailed deer as the state animal in 1980. The vote was made official by the General Assembly in 1982.
Monarch Butterfly . The state insect of Illinois is the Monarch Butterfly. In 1974 a third-grader from Decatur suggested that the monarch butterfly become the state insect. Schoolchildren lobbied for the monarch butterfly and the General Assembly passed a bill making it official in 1975.
Bluegill . The state fish of Illinois is the Bluegill. Schoolchildren selected the Bluegill as the state fish in 1986. Although the Bluegill grows to only about 9 inches in length and weighs less than a pound, it has a reputation as one of the best fighting game fish.
Sort of. It does have a concept of "marital property," but it is equitably divided instead of rote 50/50 like community-property states.
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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 Wi…sconsin 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. (MORE)
Illinois is nicknamed the Prairie State because it is mostly flat and farmland; however, in the northwest corner of the state (for example Route 20 to Galena) it does get a bit hilly (and beautiful).
It was named after the Illinois River, which got its name from the Illinois Indians. The nick name of the Illinois University athletic teams is the Fighting Illini.
Two months after Illinois entered the Union, the new Illinois General Assembly decreed, on February 19, 1819 they decided that a state seal should be made. The state motto isn't really the state motto, more as the adopted motto because of the seal.
Illinois' slogan is Land of Lincoln. The official state motto ofIllinois is "State Sovereignty, National Union".
Area Ranked 25th in the US - Width 210 miles (340 km) - Length 395 miles (629 km
There are five (5) states that border Illinois: . Wisconsin (North) . Iowa (West) . Missouri (West) . Indiana (East) . Kentucky (South)
Illinois's state grass is it's most abundant growing grass, Big Blue Stem. It was declared official state grass in 1989.
Chicago is located in the State of Illinois. Chicago is primarily located within Cook County, with the exception of a small northwestern portion of the city at O'Hare International Airport that is located within DuPage County.
The most popular Illinois delicacies are Chicago deep dish pizza with sausage (pronounced "sah-sage") and the Chicago style hot dog (never with ketchup).
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The Attorney General for the State of Illinois is Lisa Madigan. As for State Attorney ... well, there are many of those. Each COUNTY in the State of Illinois has a State Attorney who defends the interest of the State for that particular County.
The state of Illinois is bordered on the north by the state ofWisconsin. Illinois also shares borders with Iowa to the northwest,Missouri to the west, Kentucky to the southeast, and Indiana to theeast. In the northeastern part of the state, Illinois borders LakeMichigan where Chicago is located.
American settlers began arriving from Kentucky in the 1810s; they achieved statehood in 1818. (Wikipedia). For the source and more detailed information concerning your request, click on the related links section (Wikipedia) indicated below this answer box.
Illinois is known as "The Prairie State" and as "The Land of Lincoln," as well.
Illinoise was the 21st state to join the US. It joined on December 3rd 1818.
The state of Illinois was namedafter the Illinois River. The Illinois River was named by Frenchexplorer Robert Cavelier Sieur de La Salle in 1679 after theIndians he found living along the banks. Illinois is the Frenchspelling for the Illinois and Peoria Indian word "iliniwok,"meaning men or warrior…s and perhaps referring to members of theIllinois tribe. (MORE)
On December 3, 1818 , Illinois became the 21st state of theUnited States of America. Before statehood, it was called theIllinois Territory. It had been formed from the same NorthwestTerritory from which the Ohio and the Indiana Territories had beenformed and admitted to respective statehood on Marc…h 1, 1803. Illinois was admitted into the Union on December 3, 1818 becomingthe 21st state to join the union. (MORE)
I don't know about the entire state, but the upper-class people, such as in chicago, live pretty well.
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.
well it was made December 3 1818 but shape is like a square but some of it is criket .
Illinois wasadmitted into the Union on December 3, 1818 becoming the 21st stateto join the union.
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. (MORE)
The Northern Cardinal was selected as the state bird of Illinois by Illinois school children, and was made official in 1929 by the Illinois General Assembly. It's also interesting to note that the cardinal is the state bird of 7 states, including Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, North Carolina, Ohio,… Virginia, and West Virginia. (MORE)
Yes. All states in the United States use their own state government constitutions to govern the respective states. The states also follow all NATIONAL constitutional laws and rules. This is what we call Government.
Illinois is a state. There is only 1. It is 1 out of the 50 in the U.S.
"Wishing to site the capital in the state's interior, the first General Assembly petitioned Congress for a grant of suitable land. Congress offered, and the state accepted, a land parcel on the Kaskaskia River about eighty miles northeast of Kaskaskia. This location, which would be named Vandalia, I…llinois. In 1820, with the completion of the new, or "Second", capitol, Vandalia became the capital of the state." (MORE)
The most common nicknames of the state of Illinois are the Land of Lincoln and The Prairie State . It has also been referred to as the Corn State, the Sucker State, and the Garden of the West.
The Illinois State Legislature which is composed of the Illinois House and the Illinois Senate.
Charlie H Chamberlein wrote the state song called Illinois for the state of Illinois. The song was composed by Archibald Johnson. It became the state act of the 54th general Illinois assembly in 1955.
The state of Illinois is surrounded by four states. Illinois is located in the Eastern North-Central part of the United States. It is bordered by Iowa, Indiana, Wisconsin, Kentucky, and Missouri.
The Secretary of State of Illinois is Democratic politician, Jesse White. Mr. White is the 37th and the second longest serving Secretary of State of Illinois.
The address of the Illinois State Military Museum is: Camp Lincoln 1301 North Macarthur Blvd., Springfield, IL 62702-2399
The address of the Illinois State Museum is: 502 South Spring Street, Springfield, IL 62706-5001
Based on population, the largestU.S. states are #1 California, #2 Texas, #3 Florida, #4 New York,and #5 Illinois. Based on total area, Illinois ranks #25 and Texasranks #2.
The Illinois General Assembly is comprised of the Illinois House ofRepresentatives and the Illinois Senate.
Illinois was admitted to the Union on December 3, 1818 becoming the21st state to join the union.
Illinois wasadmitted into the Union on December 3, 1818 becoming the 21st stateto join the union.
Illinois is bordered by Wisconsin to the north, Iowa to thenorthwest, Missouri to the west, Kentucky to the southeast, andIndiana to the east. Madison is the capital city in the U.S.state of Wisconsin. Des Moines is the capital city in the U.S.state of Iowa. Jefferson City is the capital city in the… U.S. stateof Missouri. Frankfort is the capital city of the Commonwealth ofKentucky. Indianapolis is the capital city in the U.S. state ofIndiana. (MORE)
Alaska, Texas, California, Montana, New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada,Colorado, Oregon, Wyoming, Michigan, Minnesota, Utah, Idaho,Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, Washington, North Dakota, Oklahoma,Missouri, Florida, Wisconsin and Georgia are larger than Illinois.
Illinois was admitted to the Unionon December 3, 1818 becoming the 21st state to join the union.Kaskaskie was the capital city in the Illinois Territory andcontinued as the capital city in the state of Illinois until 1819when the capital was moved to Vandalia. In 1837, the statelegislature moved the… state capital to Springfield. Springfield isthe capital city in Illinois and has been since 1837. (MORE)
Illinois was admitted to the Union on December 3, 1818 becoming the21st state to join the union
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.
Illinois is bordered by Wisconsin to the north and Iowa to thenorthwest. Michigan is northeast of Illinois.