Illinois - 50 States - US Geography

Illinois became the 21st state of the Union on December 3rd, 1818. Before being settled by Europeans, Illinois was home to a vibrant Native American culture, still visible in places like Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site. Our series of US geography videos "Visit the 50 States," gives you a little history and interesting facts about each state. For every state, you'll learn when it entered the Union, what's its motto, how did it get its nickname, and see what the flag, seal, and state capitol building all look like. We'll find the state capital on the map! There's also fun trivia - do you know the state tree, flower, and bird? Watch and find out! ///////////////////////// Try our 50 States Android App - it's FREE on the Google Play Store: http://bit.ly/1MVxMB4 And don't forget to Subscribe! http://bit.ly/1ixuu9W ///////////////////////// We Recommend: The 50 States: Explore the USA with 50 fact-filled maps! http://amzn.to/2mNqYu2 National Geographic Our 50 States http://amzn.to/2mql5Yx Stephen Fry in America: Fifty States and the Man Who set Out to See Them All http://amzn.to/2o2ch7r ///////////////////////// To support more videos from Socratica, visit Socratica Patreon https://www.patreon.com/socratica http://bit.ly/29gJAyg Socratica Paypal https://www.paypal.me/socratica We also accept Bitcoin! :) Our address is: 1EttYyGwJmpy9bLY2UcmEqMJuBfaZ1HdG9 ///////////////////////// Tour Guide: Michael Kelly Directed by Michael Harrison Written & Produced by Kimberly Hatch Harrison Edited by Andriy Kostyuk ///////////////////////// Creative commons picture credits: Violets http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Viola_sororia_in_Wisconsin.jpg Author: James Steakley Monk's Mound http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Monks_Mound_in_July.JPG Author: Skubasteve834 Frank Lloyd Wright's Studio http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Frank_LLoyd_Wright_Studio_Chicago_Frontage.jpg Author: Zol87 Frederick C. Robie House http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Robie_House.jpg Author: Dan Smith Dancing Birdmen copper plate http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Upper_Bluff_Lake_Dancing_Figures_plate_HRoe_2012.jpg Author: Herb Roe The Kinkaid Site in Massac County, Illinois http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Chromesun_kincaid_site_01.jpg Painted by Herb Roe Maps of Cahokia Mounds Historic Site http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Cahokia_Plaque.png http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Cahokia_Plaque_2.png Author: Hires

Tags: Socratica Illinois (US State)

Comments

Jack Stone: So it belongs to the native people's then? you said it was claimed by Americans

DaZe Specter: ooooooooooooooooooooooooof

Cassie S-P: I lived in Oak Park for most of my life. I can't believe he talked about it, it's a very small town.

Mohammed Ahmed Ali: världens sämsta vidio

Emily Biggs: Born and raised in Illinois!

Jack The Poop: Yeah Oak Park

Adolfo Cortez: This is my state and my home☺️

Rid Exe: Oh My God! a perfect example of a bankrupt state and one of the worst state in the US. Moved to Illinois in 2014 but in less than 12 months we left that God awful state and moved back to good old California. Illinois is so depressingly bleak, and boring. The winters are brutal, the roads are always destroyed and taxes are out of control. The salary are slave wages and is totally disproportionate to the outrageously high taxes that the corrupt fat asses politicians take from your hard earned money. Illinois should best served the rest of the country as a dumping ground for toxic waste and garbages from all across the US. I’m so glad I moved away from that Hell hole and regained my sanity.

Bridgot Loesch: Let's go Illinois!!! YEAH!!!

Fethry Duck: The best state ;)

Adolfo Cortez: I love my state.

Adrian Gomez: reply if you're hometown is Rockford,IL

Shapdow: Illinois is the guess guess "21st" state "21"

IronMan93: I'm Brazilian, but my second country always has been the U.S, and Illinois is one of my favorite American states. I'd like to think that I live in the Chicago suburbs (just like Home Alone, Vacation (83) or Ferris Bueller's Day Off) while I go to the Loop work. A little thought of mine.

Lyle Estacio: My fave state. Hope to pass ng NCLEX soon so I can practice my profession there. 😊

Beastie Boys USA: My home state 😍

TheLegendOfboosters 457: my friend lives in chicago i go there every year its #awesome

TheLegendOfboosters 457: good for my state report

Husky lover: I've been to Springfield illinois

Angela Martin is my spirit animal: Southwest Illinois
You mean Kentucky?

Your name:

Your comment:

Video on this topic

7 Facts about Illinois

7 Facts about Illinois

In this video you can find seven little known facts about Illinois. Keep watching and subscribe, as more states will follow! You can now support this channel via ...

List of 50 States of USA in alphabetical order with map- General knowledge videos

List of 50 States of USA in alphabetical order with map- General knowledge videos

How many of you can tell the complete list of 50 states in USA in alphabetical order? Tough one...right?? So here goes.. The list of 50 states in the United States ...

The States Documentary 07 Illinois, Connecticut, Nevada, Mississippi, Wyoming

The States Documentary 07 Illinois, Connecticut, Nevada, Mississippi, Wyoming

The States Documentary 07 Illinois, Connecticut, Nevada, Mississippi, Wyoming - Documentary of The States 2007 - History Channel The show documents each ...

Illinois for Kids | US States Learning Video

Illinois for Kids | US States Learning Video

Strap in for some FUN, kids! The State of Illinois is the subject of this learning video for kids of all ages. Learn some interesting facts about the "Prairie State", the ...

Illinois - 50 States - US Geography

Illinois - 50 States - US Geography

Illinois became the 21st state of the Union on December 3rd, 1818. Before being settled by Europeans, Illinois was home to a vibrant Native American culture, ...