Mark Twain Timeline

Timeline created by rl2432
  • Twain's Birth

    Mark Twain was born in Florida, Missouri.
  • The Childhood home

    Twain and his family moved to his childhood home.
  • Poverty strikes

    Since poverty hit Twain's family hard, he had to move in with Dr. Grant's family.
  • A start in the business

    Twain was the editor of the Orian's newspaper.
  • A New Name

    Mark Twain officially changed his name.
  • A New Book

    'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer' was published.
  • The autobiography was created

    At this time, the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was published. The book was so successful, that he gave almost gave half a million dollars to the Grant family.
  • Rewarded for hard work

    Twain received the honorary doctorate degree at Yale University