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Illinois P.M. By Molly

BY MOLLY
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JENNIFER GRANT

on 11 April 2014

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* Illinois is the 25th largest state ( 57,918 ) square miles
* The capitol building is in the capitol ( Springfield )
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* Most famous Illinoisan was Abraham Lincoln

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* Capital is Springfield
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* Lake Michigan is the 6th largest freshwater state in the world
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* The Navy boot camp is in Chicago
* Illinois produces large amounts of soybeans, oats, wheat, and livestock
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* State animal is the white tailed deer
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* Abraham Lincoln lost a campaign to be a U.S. senator from Illinois (1858)
*2 years later he became president (1860)

* After he was elected the civil war started (April 12th, 1861

* Prairies and farmland lie between Lake Michigan and Mississippi River
* The boot camp in Illinois is were my brother went!!!
* When in boot camp you mostly stay inside
* And when your are boot camp be prepared for the yelling!
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* Lake Michigan is in the north corner of Illinois
* Mississippi River is in the western border
* State abbreviation is IL

* State senators are 59

* The governor is Patrick Quinn ( Democrat )
This is Patrick Quinn
* Corn is Illinois's chief crop!
* Only 1 fraction of Illinoisans work on farms
* Rich black soil helps the state be one of the leading framing states in the nation
* State fruit is the Goldrush apple
* State reptile is the pained turtle
* The Chicago Bears are Illinois football team
Capital is Springfield
* Chicago's hockey team is the Blackhawks
* The Chicago basketball team is the Bulls

* The soccer team is the Chicago Fire
* State bird is the northern Cardinal
* State fish is the Bluegill
* State butterfly is the Monarch
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* Lake Michigan is 307 miles long!
* I would not want to go swimming because Lake Michigan is 925 feet long
* a lot of people visit Lake Michigan ( about 100,000,000 people )
* you can do a lot of outdoor things like bike or hike
* anther thing you can do is go to Kennedy park
* Kennedy park is in a town in the West side of Chicago
* The Twin Garden farm is a farm that only grows vegetables
* There top producer is sweet corn
* The farm was founded in 1954
* sweet corn has been around for a long time ( 10,000 )
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* Spring valley is a place to go to relax
* you can do a lot of things like golf
* Spring Valley was founded in 1884
* Spring Valley lies in the valley of Spring Creek
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* The boot camp in Illinois to Lake Michigan is 55.4 miles and to drive 1 hour and 14 minutes
* Lake Michigan to Springfield ( the capital ) is 244 miles and to drive 3 hours and 54 minutes
* Springfield ( the capital ) to The Twin Garden Farm is 220 miles and to drive 3 hours and 28 minutes
* The Twin Garden Farm to Westerly Creek is 979 miles and to drive is 13 hours and 55 minutes
In the picture of Spring Valley there is a bird
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