What did mark twain do?

Answer he wrote books He didn't just write books, he got his fake name from a riverboat on the Mississippi. his real name is Samuel Clemens. His Father's name is John Marshell Clemens, His mother's name ... Read More »

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Why did mark twain leave school?

His dad died and he had to support his family

Is Mark Twain dead or alive?

Mark Twain, whose given name was Samuel Clemens, was a Missouri-born author who lived from 1835 to 1910. He was a popular and prolific writer during his lifetime, and his novels and essays are stil... Read More »

Why did Mark Twain change his name?

We do not know for sure why Sam Clemens changed his name to Mark Twain. We do, however, know how he got the name; that knowledge gives us some clues.Original nameMark Twain's birth name was Samuel ... Read More »

Why did Mark Twain make Tom Sawyer?

Mark Twain (Pen name for Samuel Clemens) published "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" in 1876. He created Tom to show everyday life as it was during his boyhood in the south before the Civil War.Backgr... Read More »