Huckleberry Fin was published in December of 1884. The view points of this time were scientifically based. They believed problems with the world and people could be cured by science. Some major events that happened include:
Wyoming Gives Women The Vote
Ulysses S. Grant 18th President
Haymarket Square Riot In Chicago"
Famous people included:
One of the best ways Mark Twain's stories helped shape the society and government was his veiw on antislaverly. In his novels you see that he doesn't agree with holding people as slaves. He believes all of us are equal and we are the same.