Noah Webster was a graduate of Yale, a veteran of the American Revolution, and an accomplished legal and political scholar, but he first became famous with the publication of The American Spelling Book, in 1783, popularly called the Blue-Backed Speller for its bright blue cover. Webster dedicated the rest of his professional career to creating uniquely American educational materials and resources, including his famous American Dictionary of the English Language, which was published in 1828.

Noah Webster and the Creation of the first American Dictionary

FODDE, LUISANNA
2005

Abstract

Noah Webster was a graduate of Yale, a veteran of the American Revolution, and an accomplished legal and political scholar, but he first became famous with the publication of The American Spelling Book, in 1783, popularly called the Blue-Backed Speller for its bright blue cover. Webster dedicated the rest of his professional career to creating uniquely American educational materials and resources, including his famous American Dictionary of the English Language, which was published in 1828.
9781435878396
Noah Webster; American English; American Dictionaries
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