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S31 E20: Illinois’ Bicentennial [part 1]

Season 31 Episode 20 | 26m 42s

[Part 1] Historians Dave Joens, director of the Illinois State Archives, and Mike Wiant, retired director of the Illinois State Museum, offer some background on the state’s history as Illinois celebrates 200 years of statehood. Topics include the geological origin of the state, the Northwest Territory, state capitals, how the northern border was set and Native American disputes with settlers.

Aired: 11/22/18

Rating: TV-G

Video has closed captioning.

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