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  • Illinois

    Accepted into the United States in 1818 as the twenty-first state. Illinois lies in the Midwestern part of the country and is bordered by Wisconsin to the north, Indiana to the East, Kentucky to the south, and Missouri and Iowa to the west.
  • Illinois House of Representatives

    Lower house of the Illinois General Assembly consisting of 118 elected representatives serving two year terms.
  • India

    Independent country since 1947 with Jawaharlal Nehru as the country's first prime minister. Located in South Asia, it is bordered by Pakistan to the west; China, Nepal, and Bhutan to the north; and Bangladesh and Myanmar to the east. India is the world's most populous democracy.
  • Indiana

    Accepted into the United States in 1816 as the nineteenth state. Indiana lies in the Midwestern part of the country and is bordered by Michigan to the north, Ohio to the East, Kentucky to the south, and Illinois to the west.
  • Indianapolis Recorder

    African American newspaper founded in 1895, it is the longest published African American newspaper in Indiana.
  • Indonesia

    Independent nation since 1949 when the Dutch formally recognized Indonesia's proclamation of independence. Located in Southeast Asia, it is the world's largest archipelago, consisting of more than seventeen thousand islands.
  • Institute of Positive Education, Inc.

    Founded on Chicago's South Side in 1969 by poet and publisher Haki Madhubuti and his wife Safisha Madhubuti, the Institute of Positive Education offers students an African centered education.
  • Iowa

    Accepted into the United States in 1846 as the twenty-ninth state. Iowa lies in the Midwestern part of the country and is bordered by Minnesota to the north, Wisconsin and Illinois to the east, Missouri to the south, and South Dakota and Nebraska to the west.
  • Iran

    Middle Eastern country located between the major water bodies of the Caspian Sea, Persian Gulf, and Arabian Sea and bordered by Iraq and Turkey to the west and Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Turkmenistan to the east. Tehran is the capital.
  • Iraq

    Middle Eastern country on the Persian Gulf, Iraq is bordered by Turkey to the north, Iran to the east, Saudi Arabia to the south, and Jordan and Syria to the west. Baghdad is the capital.
  • Israel

    Middle Eastern country located between the major water bodies of the Mediterranean Sea and Red Sea and bordered by Lebanon and Syria to the north, Jordan to the east, and Egypt to the west.
  • Italy

    Located in Southern Europe, Italy is surrounded by the Adriatic Sea, the Ionian Sea, the Mediterranean Sea, and the Tyrrhenian Sea. Its land borders include France, Switzerland, Austria, and Slovenia. Rome is the capital.