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What crop does Illinois produce more of than any other state?
Soybeans
Illinois State Mineral
Fluorite
What is the nickname for the state of Illinois?
Prairie State
Illinois State Fish
Bluegill
Most early Illinois settlers (especially the French) made their living as...?
Fur trappers
Illinois State Soil
Drummer Silty Clay Loam
State flower of Illinois
Violet
Illinois State Bird
Cardinal
This city is considered the heart of the state. It has been immortalized by the phrase, "How did it play in _________?"
Peoria
Indian life ended in the state of Illinois with the defeat of this Cheif
Black Hawk
What is the American Indian name for the Indian tribe meaning "superior men?"
Illiniwek
From what country were the early settlers Joliet, Marquette, du LaSalle from?
France
Illinois State Fossil
Tully Monster
Illinois State Animal
White Tailed Deer
Why is Illinois so flat?
Glaciers
The land of Illinois has been under three national flags. Name all three flags.
French
British
U.S.A.
What city in the State of Illinois was nearly destroyed by a great fire?
Chicago
Name the three capitals for the State of Illinois in order
Kaskaskia, Vandalia, Springfield
Illinois State Slogan
Land of Lincoln
Illinois State Insect
Monarch Butterfly
Illinois State Tree
White Oak
State Prairie Grass
Big Bluestem
(turkey foot)
State dance of Illinois
Square dance
Do most Illinoisans live in rural or urban areas?
Urban
What is Illinois most important natural resource?
Fertile soil
What happened at the last minute in 1818 to change the future of Illinois
The northern boundary of the state was moved north allowing Chicago to be a part of the state of Illinois.
Because of one very important crop which is grown in Illinois it is considered part of the . . .?
Corn Belt