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  • Mark Twain Bio

    What quote Of Twain's did President Truman keep on his desk? "Always do right. This will gratify some and astonish the rest." What was his trademark clothing? White suit What city did he grow up in? Hannibal, Missouri What kind of childhood did he have? Poor but happy, after the… View Article

  • The Lowest Animal

    Satirizes what? Human race based on "reverse" of Darwin's Theory of Evolution Twain argues Evolution insults whom? Animals What examples are given for Greed? Earl vs anaconda; squirrels, bees, birds What examples are given for Sexism? Rooster's harem Examples given for Cruelty? Cats and torture Examples of Vulgarity/Indecency? Aware of… View Article

  • "Cub Pilot on the Mississippi" by Mark Twain

    Genre Non-fiction Sub Genre Autobiographical Narrative POV 1st Person Setting Steamboat "Pennsylvania" in the deep South, 1850's Author's Intent To entertain and persuade Exposition Twain met all different types of people on the boat, which helped his writing Rising Action Brown picked on him because he was educated and Brown… View Article

  • Taming the bicycle

    How does the title set up the reader's expectation for the general tone. sarcastic Inanimate objects cannot be tamed Why did he purchase a barrel of Pond's Extract he expected injury Why does he compare the bicycle to a young horse? he is removing the blame of his incapabilities from… View Article

  • APUSH Ch 27 Terms flashcards

    Josiah Strong American clergyman who preached Anglo-Saxon superiority and called for stronger U.S. missionary effort overseas Alfred Thayer Mahan American naval officer who wrote influential books emphasizing sea power and advocating a big navy Richard Olney Belligerent U.S. secretary of state who used the Monroe Doctrine to pressure Britain in… View Article

  • AP U.S. History- Chapter 25 Vocab

    Jane Addams a middle-class woman dedicated to uplifting the urban masses; college educated (one of first generation); established the Hull House in Chicago in 1889 (most prominent American settlement house, mostly for immigrants); condemned war and poverty; won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1931 W.E.B du Bois black leader; mix… View Article

  • Mark Twain Notes

    How long did Mark Twain live? 75 years Mark Twain was the first modern __________. celebrity Mark Twain's real name was? Samuel Langham Clemens Where was Mark Twain born? Hannibal, Missouri At what age did Twain leave school? 11 Why did Twain leave school? to become a printing press What… View Article

  • AP US History: Gilded Age

    "waving the bloody shirt" using Civil War memories to gain support for presidents Tweed Ring Boss Tweed, NY, stole about $200 million from the people, eventually found out and jailed until he died Credit Mobilier scandal This scandal occurred in the 1870s when a railroad construction company's stockholders used funds… View Article

  • English III S2: Studies In The American Novel Test

    James Fenimore Cooper wrote the Leatherstocking Tales. True The Leatherstocking Tales include _____. The Deerslayer The Last of the Mohicans The Pathfinder The book that first brought recognition to Mark Twain was ______. Tom Sawyer The Pearl was based on a Mexican folktale. True An analogy ______. compares two things… View Article

  • English III

    Young Mark Twain 4 1.he wants attention and will do anything. 2. He was born a liar 3. he pretends to be mesmorized 4. Uses Hicks as inspiration and tries to be better than Hicks was Older Mark Twain3 1. looking back at his younger self and notices that he… View Article

  • HISTORY 13

    The cheapest accommodations on a steamship Steerage An anti-immigrant organization American protective association Caused an increase in Chinese immigration Taiping Rebellion Location of a barracks in California to accommodate Asian immigrants ... An extreme dislike for foreigners by native-born people Nativism Nativism in the late 1800s were focused on Asians,Jews,… View Article

  • chapter 25 vocab apush

    Jane Addams 1860-1935. Founder of Settlement House Movement. First American Woman to earn Nobel Peace Prize in 1931 as president of Women's Intenational League for Peace and Freedom. Florence Kelly Active in the settlement house movement and led progressive labor reforms for women and children. Emma Lazarus Granddaughter of German… View Article

  • "My Papa, Mark Twain" Study guide

    What is a fact? Something that can be proven, such as "My hair is brown". What is an opinion? A person's judgment or belief. What are examples of clue words to indicate it is an opinion? "I think" "wonderful" "annoying" "horrible" What is Mark Twain's real name? Samuel Clemens. Who… View Article

  • Chapter 25 vocab APUSH

    Jane Adams Established Hull House. Condemned war as well as poverty. Florence Kelley A lifelong battler for the welfare of women, children, blacks, and consumers. Served as a general secretary of the National Consumers League. Led the women of Hull House into a successful lobby in 1893 for an Illinois… View Article

  • "Two Views of a River" Mark Twain

    Essay Mode: Comparison and Contrast Characters: The narrator Main events/plot: As the narrator goes down a river in a steam boat he now knows as well as his alphabet. He starts to notice things that make the river less exciting and more practical now that he's been pilot. Arguments, Lessons,… View Article