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Illinois!

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JENNIFER GRANT

on 15 April 2014

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Intro!
Did you k ow that Illinois is the best state ever!!!!! well if you didn't this prezi is going to show you why!!!
Political!
In 1992, Illinois’s Carol Moseley-Braun became the first African American girl to be elected U.S. senator.
History
1717 Illinois becomes part of the French colonies
Economic!!!
Illinois grows a lot of corn, soybeans,oats,wheat and livestock.
Illinois
Geograghy!!
The capital is:Springfield
U.S. Senators: 2
Counties: 102
State house of Illinois!!!
1720 The French kidnaps Africans as slaves to Illinois
BOOOO!!!!
1871 The Great Chicago Fire burns down 18,000 buildings
1890 Chicago’s population gets to one million
Illinois make a lot of money by mining coal,oil and other minerals
the city’s O’Hare Airport is one of the busiest airports in the world and that makes a lot of money for Illinois!
Only a fraction of Illinoisans actually work on farms
O'hare airport
Illinois is the 25th largest state, with 57,918 square miles
Illinois’s flat prairies and farmland lie between two large bodies of water, Lake Michigan and the Mississippi River.
During the state’s early years, these bodies of water made it possible for people to get to to Illinois
Today, Lake Michigan and the Mississippi River make Illinois one of the nation’s shipping hubs.
mississippi river
FUN FACTS!!!
Key lime kove!!!
Over 20 years were needed to build the Capitol.
22 million bricks were used in the building the Capitiol
Construction started March 11, 1868.
The height from the ground to the top of the dome is 361 ft., 405 ft. to the tip of the flagstaf
BIRTH DATE: December 05, 1901
Died: December 15, 1966, Burbank, CA
Brother help him with disney stuff
Walt disney's first charactaer was Oswald the Lucky Rabbit
United Airlines (including United Express) is the bigest airline at O'Hare, carrying over 45% of passengers
Until 1998, O'Hare was the busiest airport in the world in number of passengers.
O'hare is in Chicago
O'hare airport was built in 1955
The Mississippi river is 2,320 mi long
Mississippi river runs though Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, Tennessee, Kentucky, Missouri, Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin and Minnesota.
The first bridge built across the Mississippi River was in 1855 with the first railroad bridge finished a year later in 1856.
Key lime kove can cost over 1000 dollors
Master bedroom: King size bed with bathroom Jacuzzi
you can order a icecream tub (ITS HUGE!!!!!!)
There is a arcade,indoor swimming park and a spa
The first Dairy Queen opened in Joliet on 22 June 1940
The tallest man in the world was born in Alton in 1918. Robert Wadlow, also known as the “Alton Giant”, stood 8 feet 11 inches tall and weighed 490 pounds!
The Sears Tower, in Chicago, was the world’s tallest skyscraper from 1973 until 1997.
Illinois has about two thousand lakes, most of which were created by dams.
Maps!!!
Road trip!!!
State hose to Walt Disney house =30mi
Walt Disney house to O'hare airport=13
O'hare airport to mississippi river=12mi
mississippi river to keylime=31mi
keylime to WCE=1028mi
Total= 1,114
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