Historical Context of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By: Monique Marquez

When was Adventures of Huckleberry Finn published?

The adventures of Hucklberry Finn was published December 10th, 1884. But the setting was between the years of 1835-1845.

What were some of the most notable events, people, political views during this time?

James Garfield was inaugurated as president of the United States.The American Red Cross was incorporated by Clara Barton.The first commemoration of Labor Day was held in New York City when 10,000 workers held a march.

Founder of the American Red Cross

How did Twain’s stories comment on society, the government, and the world?

Mark Twian made, on his stories, his humor appear at in a very serious manner letting people at that period in time to let outa good laugh and still today we still laugh at the humor he gave us alll around the world.

Websites: http://history1800s.about.com/od/timelines/a/1880-1890-timeline.htm and

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