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Ch 24: Illinois History

About This Chapter

Boost your knowledge of Illinois history with help from the engaging lessons in this chapter. Topics explored include early migrations, the presidency of Abraham Lincoln and the Great Chicago Fire.

Illinois History - Chapter Summary

This comprehensive overview of Illinois history examines important moments in the state's past that impacted its future. Take a close look at steps taken to help Illinois become a state, the contributions of President Abraham Lincoln and more. Once you've explored these lessons, you will be prepared for:

  • Explaining the early migrations and how Illinois achieved statehood
  • Discussing the accomplishments of Illinois' Abraham Lincoln, his presidency and assassination
  • Sharing the significance and effects of the Great Chicago Fire of 1871

This chapter makes it easy to learn more about Illinois history your way. Tailor the resources to suit your personal learning and study habits. Access them any time and review them in any sequence you desire from your computer, smartphone or tablet. Test your knowledge of the concepts by taking short quizzes and a chapter exam. If you need additional information about Illinois history concepts covered in this chapter, be sure to submit your questions to our experts.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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