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Illinois History Term Paper Ideas and Sources
http://www.lib.niu.edu/perlist.html
http://www.lib.niu.edu/index.html
Illinois History Blog http://illinoishistory.blogspot.com/
http://www.illinoishistory.gov/illinoishistoryteacher.htm
http://www.illinoishistory.gov/illinoishistory.htm

http://www.tolatsga.org/ill.html    Illinois Tribal history
Illinois History timeline:
                http://www.history-timelines.org.uk/american-timelines/13-illinois-history-timeline.htm
                 http://www.state.il.us/hpa/lib/ilchronology.htm        
Illinois dates and events - Champaign Public Library site  http://www.champaign.org/justkids/homework_help/illinois_champaign/illinois_timeline
historical events in Illinois:     http://genealogytrails.com/ill/events.htm
 
TOPICS:

Native American cultures - Archeology digs in Illinois
Chicago Fire
Illinois politics
Illinois governors
Abraham Lincoln
Coal mining and disasters
Flu and cholera ( also typhoid and small pox)  epidemics in Illinois or other health topics
weather phenomenon - cyclones/ tornados/ the Sudden Freeze
county/community histories  (such as Moultrie County and Lovington)
Moultrie County schools - for example the one room schools

Famous residents of Illinois
Southern Illinois - crime and gangs
Universities /history
National cemetaries
War / military / veterans
Donner Party  ( see this account from one of the daughters: http://genealogytrails.com/ill/donner.html )
Hay Market Riot
Transportation - railroads
Nauvoo -
Illinois State Fair / DuQuoin state fair
Illinois state capitals
Illinois state parks
Illinois geology
Illinois industries
Illinois "oddities" or roadside attractions
Wrigley
Architecture
Illinois museums
Illinois authors
Famous Illinoisans

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