What is Mark Twain’s full name?
Samuel Langhorne Clemens
When was Mark Twain born?
November 30th, 1835
Where was Mark Twain born?
In the town of Florida, Missouri
How many siblings did Mark Twain have?
Birth order – Mark Twain
He was the second to last child born
Where did his family move to when Mark Twain was four?
in 1839, Mark Twain’s family moved to Hannibal, Missouri, a town by the Mississippi River
When did Mark Twain’s father die?
In 1846, when Mark Twain was eleven, his father died of pneumonia.
What did Mark Twain do when his father died?
Mark Twain quit school and became a printer’s apprentice with the Hannibal Journal to help support his family.
What year did Mark Twain become a steam boat pilot?
What does Mark Twain mean?
Mark Twain means it is safe to sail because the water is 2 fathoms, or 12 ft deep.
What was Mark Twain’s first claim to fame?
An article he wrote called “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calavaras County” for the New York Saturday Press
What year did he write “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calavaras County”?
What did he do after he wrote “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calavaras County”?
He secured a job with the Sacramento Union, which commissioned him to visit the Sandwich Islands (Now is Hawaii) to write the first of a series of travelogues that became nationally popular.
When was “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” Published?
How many books did Mark Twain write?
He was born right after ____________ appeared
When did Mark Twain die?
April 21, 1910 of a heart attack, the day after Halley’s comet appeared.
How old was Mark Twain when he died?