Table of contents for Illinois / by Michael Burgan.

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CHAPTER ONE		The Land
An icy past led to a land of rich prairies and rushing rivers, with the Great Lakes not so far away.
CHAPTER TWO		The First Illinoisans
Learn about the Mississippians and their great city of Cahokia, and the various tribes of the Illiniwek 
Confederacy, hunters and farmers of the river lands. 
CHAPTER THREE		Exploration and Settlement
French fur trappers and missionaries learned to live peacefully with the Illiniwek. British and American 
settlers then followed. 
CHAPTER FOUR		Growth and Change
Illinois farmland drew new settlers, and the growth of railroads and canals made Chicago a center for trade.
CHAPTER FIVE		More Modern Times
One of the richest states in the country felt the blow of the Depression and contributed to the U.S. effort in 
several wars. And today, the future points to new challenges.
CHAPTER SIX			People
Find out about some folks who have made Illinois great, from the poet Gwendolyn Brooks to funny man 
Bill Murray.
CHAPTER SEVEN		Government
From the smallest district to the entire state, Illinois has lots of people making laws and making sure the 
government runs smoothly.
CHAPTER EIGHT		Economy
Chicago leads the way with high finance, but farms and factories keep Illinois humming too. 
CHAPTER NINE		Travel Guide
Stroll through the Windy City, explore an unspoiled forest, or have a super time in the "home" of 
Superman.

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Illinois -- Juvenile literature.