MADE BY Isaiah
The name Illinois comes from a Native American word. It means superior people. Cahokia Mounds are large earth mounds that are remains of an ancient Native American city.
The state of Illinois is the 24th largest state. The square miles in Illinois is 55,646 miles. Charles mound is the highest point in Illinois. The lowest point is along the Mississippi River in Alexander county.
It is called the prairie state it is very flat. In the northwest southwest and both areas have low hills. The soil of north and central Illinois has thick black rich soil.
Special places to visit
In Illinois you can watch the cubs play base ball at Wrigley field. Many people visit Chicago which is a big city in Illinois. Illinois has rivers and lakes where you can go boating and swimming and fishing. Chicago is located by lake Michigan.