The reaction of Republican Senator Mark Kirk of Illinois was typical.
Important gun legislation has recently been invalidated by federal appellate judges in Illinois and California.
Meanwhile, Lincoln recovered, continued his law practice, and served out his last term in the Illinois legislature.
After preparatory school in Illinois, Hay went to Brown University, where he amused men and charmed women.
Illinois's Tamms supermax prison, built in 1998, was a scary place.
The village was about six miles above the entrance of the Illinois into the Mississippi River.
The old man, who understood a little of the Illinois language, also went with them as an interpreter.
True, the whole northern half of Illinois was practically unsettled, and Chicago was but three years old, and not yet important.
They ascended the Illinois until, by a short portage, they could transport their canoes across the prairie to the Chicago River.
This is a question that we leave for the Illinois clergymen themselves to decide.
U.S. territory created 1809; name is from a native Algonquian people who called themselves Inoca (1725), also written Ilinouek, Old Ottawa for "ordinary speaker." The modern form represents a 17c. French spelling, pronounced "ilinwe" at that time. Admitted as a state 1818.
State in the north-central United States bordered on the north by Wisconsin, the east by Indiana, the south by Kentucky, and the west by Missouri and Iowa. Its capital is Springfield, and its largest city is Chicago.
Note: Known as the “Land of Lincoln” because Abraham Lincoln began his political career there.