FC: Mark Twain Biography By: Jasmine Z. 040309 Period 2
1: Mark Twain created and kept scrapbooks for his whole life. After a while, he grew tired of the standard process of scrapbooking, so invented a “self-pasting” scrapbook, the only invention that ever made him money. | Scrapbooking
2: After his father died in 1847, Mark Twain began an apprenticeship with Joseph Ament, the publisher of the Missouri Courier. By the time Mark Twain was 16, he worked as a printer for his brother Orion’s Hannibal Western Union and worked there for 2 years. | Printing | Orion
3: Steamboats | In 1857, Mark Twain started working as a cub pilot and got his license 2 years later. Mark Twain’s book Life on the Mississippi was a return to his career on the river.
4: Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) was the sixth of seven children, born in a small village called Florida, Missouri. Mark’s childhood had embarrassments, pranks, and sibling rivalry. Mark Twain didn’t have much education; he earned some in print shops and newspaper shops he worked at. | Childhood | View from Florida, MO looking out over Mark Twain Lake | Mark's childhood home
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