My students have also learnt a lot of information that is usually not written in the textbooks.
They learnt about his visit to Russia. So, there are some essays of my students:
What couldn't Twain know about?
Mark Twain – is an American writer, journalist and traveller. He was born in 1835 and died in 1910. Mark Twain lived during the Industrial Revolution when many inventions of Industrial Revolution gave the start for developing modern inventions.
Mark Twain didn`t know that modern inventions would go so far away. The inventions that appeared in future after his death: mobile phone, with the help of which you can connect with friends; computer, which is useful in all industries; trains and airplanes help people to travel for a long distance; space rockets deliver satellites into the orbit. Scientists have created a lot of new medicines, vaccines. There are cars that work on solar panels and electricity . Tha would be a real surprise for Twain!
Thanks to modern inventions human life has become much easier.