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Illinois Cities Free Online Word Search Game at Ozzoom Games Planet Ozkids
Illinois Cities Word Search Game
Illinois is located in the Midwestern part of the United States, and is the most populous state in the area. The state animal, tree and flower of Illinois are White-tailed Deer, Live Oak and Violet. The state is also known by other names such as the Land of Lincoln and the Prairie State.
It was in 1673 that explorers from France canoed down the Mississippi River. With the Treaty of Paris in 1763 and the end of the French and Indian Wars, Illinois was ceded by France to Great Britain. Two of the first permanent settlements in the area were Cahokia and Kaskaskia. Illinois became the 21st state in the US on December 3, 1818. Springfield is the capital of the state, but Chicago has a larger population and is the third-largest city in the US.
Illinois is also the state where the country’s 40th president, Ronald Reagan was born; and the Dairy Queen franchise was first opened in the town of Joliet here, way back in 1940.
See if you can find all the hidden Illinois Cities words in the game before your points fall to zero.
When you find a hidden word, click on the first letter of the word and drag to the last letter of the word. The words can be forwards, backwards, vertical, horizontal or diagonal.
You can start all over again by clicking on the "Restart" button and make a new game. Use the "Grid" button to change the size of the game
Did you know the name "Illinois" comes from a Native American word meaning "tribe of superior men"?
There is lots more information you can find out about Illinois Cities and the State of Illinois.
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