Tuesday Trivia: Before There Was Illinois

Q: Can you name all the entities that have claimed jurisdiction over what we now know as Chicagoland? A:  Illinois Country (borders undefined) Upper Louisiana (part of New France) New York (until 1782) Connecticut (until 1786) Northwest Territory (until 1800) Indiana Territory (until 1809) Illinois Territory (until 1818) State of Illinois (present) There may be others, but these are the ones we found.  History buffs, feel...

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