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Illinois
   state capital is   
Springfield
Illinois
   has the   
Fighting Illini
Urbana-Champaign, Illinois
Northern Illinois
   has the   
Huskies
DeKalb, Illinois
Illinois
   plays in the   
Big Ten
Urbana-Champaign, Illinois
Northern Illinois
   plays in the   
MAC
DeKalb, Illinois
Mississippi River
   runs through   
Illinois
Ohio River
   runs through   
Illinois
Wabash River
   runs through   
Illinois
I-80
   crosses   
Illinois
Illinois
   has the Postal Abbreviation   
IL
Illinois
   has the motto   
"State Sovereignity, National Union"
Chicago
   originated in   
Chicago, Illinois
Earth, Wind & Fire
   originated in   
Chicago, Illinois
REO Speedwagon
   originated in   
Champaign, Illinois
Illinois
   flag is   

The state's name was added to the flag in 1969 to ensure people would recognise it.
Popcorn
   is/are an official state food of   
Illinois
Eastern Loyality
   is the fight song of   
Eastern Illinois University
Oskee Wow Wow
   is the fight song of   
University of Illinois
Go, You Redbirds
   is the fight song of   
Illinois State University
Go Golden Eagles
   is the fight song of   
Northeastern Illinois University
Go! Southern! Go!
   is the fight song of   
Southern Illinois University
Chicago MCC
   is situated in   
Illinois
Metropolitan Correctional Center
Abraham Lincoln
   had the nickname   
The Illinois Ape
A reference to his rough-hewn looks
Abraham Lincoln
   had the nickname   
The Slave Hound from Illinois
Wisconsin
   lies to the north of   
Illinois
Abe Lincoln in Illinois
   was written by   
Robert E. Sherwood
1939
Illinois
   has   
A Young Abraham Lincoln, and the Windy City’s Skyline
Joined union in 1818, quarter released in 2003
Peoria, Naperville, Rockford
   are all   
Cities in Illinois
Illinois
   the highest point is   
Charles Mound 1,235 Feet
Illinois State University
   is situated in   
Bloomington-Normal
United States
Northern Illinois University
   is situated in   
DeKalb
United States
Southern Illinois University
   is situated in   
Edwardsville
United States
U.S.S. Illinois
      
Assisted Italy After the Scilian Earthquake of 1909
Commissioned Sept. 1091 -- BB-7
Illinois State University
   has   
Reggie Redbird
Is present at many campus events including sports events and major events during freshman orientation
Southern Illinois University
   has   
The Saluki Dog
Champaign, _____
   -   
Illinois
Carl Perkins
Robert E Sherwood
   wrote   
Abe Lincoln in Illinois
1939, Pulitzer Prize
Belleville
   is situated in   
Illinois
Chicago
   is situated in   
Illinois
Archdiocese
Joliet
   is situated in   
Illinois
Peoria
   is situated in   
Illinois
Rockford
   is situated in   
Illinois
Springfield
   is situated in   
Illinois
Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940)
   starred   
Raymond Massey, Gene Lockhart and Ruth Gordon
Director: John Cromwell. Also starred Mary Howard, Minor Watson & Harvey Stephens. Plot: Covers the period from Lincoln's (Massey) early years as a Kentucky woodsman until his election to the Presidency in 1860...
Chicagoland Speedway
   is in   
Joliet, Illinois
1.500-mile oval
Gateway International Raceway
   is in   
Madison, Illinois
1.250-mile oval
Illinois
   has a population of   
12,852,548
5th among all States and Territories
Land of Lincoln
   is a nickname for the state of   
Illinois
Unofficial nickname. Lincoln began his political career in Illinois, and in 1955 Illinois’ slogan became Land of Lincoln.
Illiniwek
   is the original tribal name of the   
Illini / Illinois
The Illinois Indians were one of the largest tribes of the Central Prairies and Woodland region. Some of the best known tribes are: Cahokia, Kaskaskia, Michigamea, Peoria ("backpack people"), and Tamaroa. They were called Iliniwek, plural for the word "ilini", which signifies "man"or "the best people". The French called them Illinois.
University of Illinois
   is in   
Urbana-Champaign
One of three campuses, the others being Chicago and Springfield






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