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Mark Twain Biography

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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

5: -Birthday Gifts for Women Personalised Gifts for Her Birthday Presents for Woman Anniversary Gift Ideas UK Handmade Gifts. 30 Mar. 2009 . -Weblog post. South Africa Portfolio Travel Blog | Latest Blogs. 31 Mar. 2009 . -"Mark Twain: Scrapbook." PBS. 30 Mar. 2009 . -Yahoo! GeoCities: Get a free web site with easy-to-use site building tools. 30 Mar. 2009 . -The State Historical Society of Missouri. 30 Mar. 2009 . -Abraham Lincoln Historical Digitization Project. 31 Mar. 2009 . -"Everything Mark Twain - History." Easylit.com - Shakespeare, Twain, Poe. 31 Mar. 2009 . -Amazon. 31 Mar. 2009 . -"Mark Twain at Large: The Mississippi River." The Bancroft Library. The Regents of the University of California. 31 Mar. 2009 . -"Mark Twain." Travel and History. 31 Mar. 2009 . -The Bancroft Library. 31 Mar. 2009 . -Lombardi, Esther. "The Autobiography of Mark Twain." Books & Literature Classics. 31 Mar. 2009 . -Stats about all US cities - real estate, relocation info, house prices, home value estimator, recent sales, cost of living, crime, race, income, photos, education, maps, weather, houses, schools, neighborhoods, and more. 31 Mar. 2009 . | Bibliography

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