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The story of Illinois and its people

by William Lewis Nida

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Published by O. P. Barnes in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Illinois
    • Subjects:
    • Illinois -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby William Lewis Nida, PH.B.
      SeriesOn cover: Outlook history series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF541 .N67
      The Physical Object
      Pagination318 p.
      Number of Pages318
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6559585M
      LC Control Number13017673
      OCLC/WorldCa5905035

      The complete Story of Illinois goes beyond the past years since statehood. It also includes Illinois history going back millions of years. Over the next year, museums throughout Illinois will contribute object images with fascinating details that illustrate their significance to the Story of Illinois. The Illinois Chronicles also includes more than 50 newspaper articles, written as if they happened yesterday, which capture key moments in Illinois history in a newsy and entertaining way. It all adds up to an exciting story of people and events whose unique legacy can .

      An Uncertain Tradition: U.S. Senators from Illinois, By David Kenney; Robert E. Hartley Southern Illinois University Press, Read preview Overview Search for more books and articles on Illinois . The authors have taken a fresh look at the story of Illinois’ first capital city in a new book published by Southern Illinois University Press called “Kaskaskia: The Lost Capital of Illinois.” They’ve put together what they say is a comprehensive account of the town, complete with historical photos, maps, and even tales of a centuries.

      A second and successful attempt at settlement began in when the Illinois State Legislature incorporated the Cairo City and Canal Company, with Darius B. Holbrook, a shrewd businessman from Boston, Massachusetts as president. Holbrook soon hired several hundred workmen who constructed levees, a dry dock, a shipyard, sawmills, an ironworks, a large two-story frame hotel, a warehouse, . Black Hawk, born Ma-ka-tai-me-she-kia-kiak ( – October 3, ), was a band leader and warrior of the Sauk Native American tribe in what is now the Midwest of the United gh he had inherited an important historic sacred bundle from his father, he was not a hereditary civil chief. Black Hawk earned his status as a war chief or captain by his actions: leading raiding and war.


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