S: Mark Twain: A Biography in a Scrapbook - Andrew D.
BC: The Back of the Project
FC: Andrew D’Angelo : 3/31/09 : Period 1 Mark Twain: A Biography in a Scrapbook
1: Mark Twain's Early Life Mark Twain (AKA Samuel Clemens) was born on November 30th, 1835. He moved to the famous Hannibal, Missouri in 1839, and dreamed of becoming a steamboat pilot.
2: Twain's Travels He traveled to Europe, the Middle East, and to Washington DC. Clemens also begins using the pen name “Mark Twain” in 1863. His book The Innocents Abroad is based on his travels during this time.
3: Even More Books Were Written In between 1880 and 1884 Mark Twain wrote A Tramp Abroad, The Prince and the Pauper, Life on the Mississippi, and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. These books were based on travels to the Black Forest of Germany, the Swiss Alps, sailing on the Mississippi, and his childhood.
4: Later Years Twain started getting more and more negative with the death of his wife and two daughters. During the 1890’s and the start of the 20th century, he wrote Pudd’nhead Wilson, Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc, The Man that Corrupted Hadleyburg, and The War Prayer. He died in 1910.
5: Bibliography Hannibal, Missouri. Digital image. Blankenship Origins. 30 Mar. 2009