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Mystery State #41 Illinois

Each of the 51 printable Mystery State work sheets presents five clues to the identity of one of the 50 U.S. states or the District of Columbia (Washington, D.C.). Students use the clues to help them identify that place.

Clue 1: The highest point in this state is 1,235 feet above sea level.

Clue 2: This state's name comes from a native Algonquin word.

Clue 3: This state has two major league baseball teams, both based in the same city.

Clue 4: Abraham Lincoln lived in this state when he was elected president in 1860.

Clue 5: The tallest building in the United States can be found in this state.