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
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.
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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?
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