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Noah Webster by Richard J. Moss

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Published by Twayne Publishers in Boston .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Webster, Noah, 1758-1843,
  • Lexicographers -- United States -- Biography,
  • Educators -- United States -- Biography

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Edition Notes

Statementby Richard J. Moss.
SeriesTwayne"s United States authors series ;, TUSAS 465
LC ClassificationsPE64.W5 M68 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination131 p. :
Number of Pages131
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3176152M
ISBN 100805774068
LC Control Number83018558

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Webster's American Dictionary of the English Language Jul 30, American Spelling Book Sep 1, Noah Webster's Advice to the Young and Moral Catechism Oct 1. The story of Noah Webster's life was fascinating. I did not realize how much he contributed to the building of the United States once we gained freedom from England. His children's primer and the beloved dictionary were his true claim to fame, but after reading this book I realized he is much more than just the author of these famous books/5. Apr 14,  · Noah Webster's book is fascinating reading for today's students and teachers alike, as well as for the average citizen, as there is much to learn from it. While it may be inappropriate to resurrect it as an official school text, it certainly has a place in every school library/5(4). Noah Webster produced his Spelling Book, in , as a precursor to the first edition () of his American Dictionary of the English Language. The 20th century produced many zealous reformers. The 20th century produced many zealous reformers.

Noah Webster (), best known for his compilation of the American English dictionary, was also famous in his day for The American Spelling Book. This book, first published in , was a very popular textbook for young children in the nineteenth century. Feb 20,  · The book I read was "Noah Webster, A Man Who Loved Words." It was written by Elaine Cunningham. The book has twelve chapters. The book has pages in it. This book is a very good book. I would recommend it to anyone my age. The book was kind of sad also. In the beginning of the story, Noah is five. He was always eager to learn. Webster, Noah, Webster's daily use dictionary, self-pronouncing, based upon the original foundation laid by Noah Webster, and other noted lexicographers; (New York, Grosset & Dunlap, ), ed. by C. N. Catrevas and C. M. Stevens (page images at HathiTrust). May 29,  · Even if he had never written his famous dictionary, Noah Webster () would be regarded as one of the most interesting and influential figures .

Noah Webster’s fame is quite different: it rests on his pen. Noah Webster was in the sixth generation of his family in America. Noah Webster, Senior, Noah’s father, was born in Hartford in and settled early in what was then called the West Division of Hartford (now known as West Hartford), and he lived to the ripe old age of The young schoolmaster Noah Webster had a problem—his pupils had no books that were written by Americans for Americans. The textbooks all came from England. He had always loved words; maybe this was his chance to help the new country and his pupils also! What resulted in was to become the best-selling textbook ever, the Blue-Backed Speller. Product Description This biography will give students a detailed look at the life of Noah Webster. One of America's greatest Christian educators, this book will help students understand the Christian influence on America. This is an Abeka 5th Grade Reading/Book report book. Abeka. Noah Webster ( – ), was a lexicographer and a language reformer. He is often called the "Father of American Scholarship and Education". In his lifetime he was also a lawyer, schoolmaster, author, newspaper editor and an outspoken politician.