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Mark Twain

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Mark Twain

  1. 1. Mark Twain By: Katie
  2. 2. Mark Twain’s Young Life  Samuel L. Clemens is later in life known as Mark Twain.  He was born on November 30, 1835 in Florida, Missouri.  At age eleven, his father died due to pneumonia.  At 18 he left his family and went to New York City and Philadelphia for work.  He had success when it came down to some of his articles that he wrote for many different newspapers.
  3. 3. Mark Twain’s Family Life  Twain marries Olivia Langdon  They have four children, but three die.  Facing these hard ships he continues writing.  He writes famous poems, written pieces and quotes.
  4. 4. Mark Twain’s Famous Pieces  Twain wrote many poems including “Warm summer sun, To Jennie, and O Lord, Our Father.”  Some quotes he created were are on the lines of this “Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: the ideal life.”
  5. 5. Mark Twain’s Older Life  Twain started to gain popularity  He wrote his first book  He also wrote short stories  Twain died on April 21, 1910
  6. 6. Sources  http://www.cmgww.com/historic/twain/ab out/bio.htm  http://www.marktwainhouse.org/  http://www.vivaquotes.com/quotes/by/mar k- twain?gclid=CMDa_N_5sr0CFYtDMgod4 BoAOQ  http://www.poemhunter.com/mark-twain/  http://cdn1.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/image s/mark-twain.jpg  http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons /7/70/Mark_Twain_by_GH_Jones,_1850_- _retouched.jpg  http://fayinc.files.wordpress.com/2009/11/twain_ young.jpg  https://encrypted- tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSg2hD V3Fph0g1249KXIULhrUEuHhEIUTu15JmMlV aiCI5tbOHA  http://skinnyartist.com/pin/wp- content/uploads/2012/09/Mark-Twain-Image- Quote-LiftUp.jpg  https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/- FatMgua4oJw/UoI0Qndn0cI/AAAAAAAACfo/ M3xgqhQL4Wo/w426-h613/2013%2B-%2B1  http://calligraphy-uk.com/wp- content/uploads/2010/12/These-I-Can-Promise- Mark-Twain.jpg  http://www.thisismarktwain.com/_img/gallery/1 874_caption.jpg  http://www.marktwainhouse.org/assets/images/p hotos_man/jean_clemens.jpg  http://www.ucpress.edu/blog/wp- content/uploads/2010/07/Clemens_Family.jpg  http://www.csmonitor.com/var/archive/stor age/images/media/images/11- 30list5/11109758-1-eng-US/11- 30list5_full_600.jpg  http://www.biography.com/imported/image s/Biography/Images/Profiles/T/Mark-Twain- 9512564-1-402.jpg

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