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Illinois<br />
The Midwest<br />
Illinois Lakes and Rivers<br />Lake Michigan<br />Mississippi River<br />Wabash River<br />Illinois River<br />Kaskaski Ri...
Charles Mound, Illinois<br />Charles Mound is<br />1,235 feet tall.  It is 200<br />feet taller than the <br />Sears Tower...
Glacier covered Illinois <br />Two hundred millions<br />years ago Illinois was<br />almost completely <br />covered in gl...
Monk’s Mound<br />
Early Illinois Indians<br />Cahokia<br />Kaskaskia<br />Michigamea                  The <br />Moingwena                   ...
French Rule<br />Louis Jolliet and Jacques Marquette were the first explorers to reach Chicago.<br />La Salle built a fort...
English Rule<br />Americans won the Revolutionary War against England in 1783.<br />
The Road to Statehood<br />1787- Illinois was a part of the Northwest Territory.<br />1800- Illinois was a part of the Ind...
Abraham Lincoln<br />Abraham Lincoln <br />came to Illinois in 1830.<br />
Chicago<br />Chicago began growing<br />	from 1840 to 1860.<br />Ships reached Chicago through Lake Michigan.<br />In 1865...
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  1. 1. Illinois<br />
  2. 2. The Midwest<br />
  3. 3. Illinois Lakes and Rivers<br />Lake Michigan<br />Mississippi River<br />Wabash River<br />Illinois River<br />Kaskaski River<br />Ohio River<br />
  4. 4. Charles Mound, Illinois<br />Charles Mound is<br />1,235 feet tall. It is 200<br />feet taller than the <br />Sears Tower in Chicago.<br />Charles Mound<br />
  5. 5. Glacier covered Illinois <br />Two hundred millions<br />years ago Illinois was<br />almost completely <br />covered in glaciers <br />
  6. 6. Monk’s Mound<br />
  7. 7. Early Illinois Indians<br />Cahokia<br />Kaskaskia<br />Michigamea The <br />Moingwena Illini<br />Peoria<br />Tamaroa<br />
  8. 8. French Rule<br />Louis Jolliet and Jacques Marquette were the first explorers to reach Chicago.<br />La Salle built a fort near Peoria.<br /> Jolliet Marquette<br /> La Salle<br />
  9. 9. English Rule<br />Americans won the Revolutionary War against England in 1783.<br />
  10. 10. The Road to Statehood<br />1787- Illinois was a part of the Northwest Territory.<br />1800- Illinois was a part of the Indiana Territory.<br />1700s- Chicago was settled.<br />December 3, 1818- Illinois became the 21st state in the United States.<br />
  11. 11. Abraham Lincoln<br />Abraham Lincoln <br />came to Illinois in 1830.<br />
  12. 12. Chicago<br />Chicago began growing<br /> from 1840 to 1860.<br />Ships reached Chicago through Lake Michigan.<br />In 1865, Chicago became the world’s leading railroad center.<br />
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