Adventist Youth Honors Answer Book/Regional/State Study (Illinois)

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State Study (Illinois)
Florida Conference


Skill Level Unknown
Year of Introduction: 2007

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For answers to other states, see State Study.

1. Make a scrapbook to include the following information. Use pictures, maps, or drawings to make it attractive.*

2. Name the state and the year it joined the union.

Illinois became a state on the 3rd of December of 1818, the 21st state to join the Union.

3. Draw or find a picture of the following:

a. State flower

The Illinois state flower is Viola.


b. State bird

The Illinois state bird is the Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis).

Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)

c. State tree

The Illinois state tree is the White Oak (Quercus alba).

White Oak (Quercus alba)

d. State animal

The Illinois state animal is the White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus).

White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus)

e. State flag

Flag of Illinois

4. Name the state song and motto.

The Illinois state song is "Illinois", written by Charlie H. Chamberlein and composed by Archibald Johnston.

The motto is "State sovereignty, national union."

5. Draw a map and show the capital, major cities, rivers, and lakes.

Map of Illinois

6. Name the national parks and three state parks.

National Parks

State Parks

7. Name at least two natural resources, major products, and industries, etc.

8. Name at least three interesting places to visit.

9. Name the Seventh-day Adventist conference president.

10. Name the city where the conference office is located.

11. How many of the following does the SDA denomination have in this state?

a. Churches

b. Schools

c. Hospitals

d. Members

e. Pathfinders

12. Does this state have an SDA college or university? If so, give name and location.

13. Give the month and year you collected this information.

October 2014

14. Use pamphlets for parks and places to visit.


Important Notes

*The patch is designed so that you can add one star to the flag for every state you study for the honor.

This is a Regional Honor offered by the Florida Conference. You can obtain the patch and additional stars for each state you study from the Florida Pathfinder Store. You can NOT get these items from AdventSource or other Conferences.