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This person is in charge of the executive branch for the state of Illinois.

Governor JB Pritzker

100

This person is in charge of our local executive branch.

Mayor Lori Lightfoot

100

This level of government includes our Governor

State

100

This was made illegal by the 18th amendment, giving organized crime an easy way to gain money and power

Alcohol

100

Break me off a piece of that...

Kit Kat Bar!

200

This group is our legislative branch for the state of Illinois.

The Illinois General Assembly

200

This person represents YOU and your neighborhood in city council meetings

Alderman

200

This level of government has our Mayor

Local

200

This person founded the city of Chicago, he has a bridge, street, school and museum named after him.

Jean Baptiste Pointe du Sable

200

The best candy in the world! It's a candy consisting of a chocolate cup filled with peanut butter.

Reese's!

300

The Illinois General Assembly is made up of these two groups

The Illinois House of Representatives

The Illinois Senate

300

This group is our legislative branch at the local level.

City Council

300

This level of government includes the Illinois General Assembly

State

300

We read an article about this city just outside of Chicago that recently passed a reparations program

Evanston, Illinois

300

This candy bar consisting of chocolate-covered, fluffy, whipped mousse.

 3 Musketeers!

400

This group is in charge of the Judicial branch for the state of Illinois

The Illinois Supreme Court

400

Share one responsibility that our mayor has.

Possible answers:

City Budget

Appoint Officials

Enforce Laws

Make recommendations to the legislative branch

400

This level of government includes our Alderman and city council

Local

400

This process occurs when wealthier people move into a neighborhood, bringing new buildings and businesses that raise the cost of living. This often forces current residents to move.

Gentrification

400

This candy bar consists of salted peanuts rolled over a nougat-like sweet caramel center. 

Payday

500

Share one responsibility of the Governor

Enforce state (and federal) laws

Sign and veto state laws

Write executive orders

500

Share one responsibility of our city council.

Create policies for health and safety

Tax

Issue licenses

Listen to the people!

500

This level of government only has two branches instead of three.

Local

500

This process divided up Chicago based on race, outlining neighborhoods with more black residents with red lines 

Redlining

500

This candy is circular, chocolate and peppermint, and comes in a silver wrapper

York peppermint patty!

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