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What are 15 main/important events from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer?

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What are 15 main/important events from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer?

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1.       Tom is caught having gone swimming by Aunt Polly because he used the wrong color thread to sew his shirt collar back on

2.       Whitewashing the fence

3.       Tom trades for the Sunday School Bible verse slips

4.       Tom and Becky get engaged, then break up

5.       Tom and Huck witness the stabbing of Dr. Robinson by Injun Joe

6.       Tom & Huck swear a blood oath to each other never to reveal what they have seen

7.       Muff Potter is arrested for the murder of Dr. Robinson

8.       Tom feels unloved and runs away with Huck and Joe to the island

9.       The boys return to attend their own funeral

10.   Tom takes Becky’s punishment for spilling ink across the schoolmaster’s book

11.   Tom & Huck go searching for buried treasure & discover Injun Joe at the abandoned house

12.   Huck discovers that Injun Joe plans to slit the Widow Douglas’s nostrils

13.   Tom and Becky get lost in the cave

14.   Injun Joe’s dead body is discovered weeks later in the sealed cave

15.   Tom and Huck retrieve the treasure and are heroes

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Chapter 2: Tom's Aunt sends Tom out to whitewash the fence but through a long sequence of verbal manipulation, Tom convinces his friends to do it instead.

Chapter 3: Tom falls in love with Amy Lawrence.

Chapter 4: Toms trades his worldly possessions for tickets with which he trades for a Bible during Sunday School.

Chapter 9: Tom and Huck go to the graveyard at night where they see Injun Joe stab Dr. Robinson with a knife after attempting to dig up Hoss William's corpse.

Chapter 11: Injun Joe frames Muff Potter for the murder.

Chapter 12: Tom feeds his medicine to the cat.

Chapter 13: Joe Harper, Huck, and Tom run away to become pirates on an island.

Chapter 15:Tom sneaks back home before returning to the island.

Chapter 17: Joe, Huck, and Tom attend their own funeral

Chapter 19: Aunt Polly discovers a note in Tom's pocket explaining his previous disappearance. 

Chapter 20: Tom takes Becky's punishment after she tears a page in a book

Chapter 23: Tom and Huck publicly accuse INjun Joe of framing Potter Muff at the trial

Chapter 24: Injun Joe has vanished from the town.

Chapter 26: Tom and Huck visit a haunted house where they hear of a plan to barry treasure.

Chapter 30: Tom and Becky are trapped inside a cave with Injun Joe 

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