Noah Webster

pioneer of learning.
  • 347 Pages
  • 1.71 MB
  • English
AMS Press , New York
Webster, Noah, -- 1758-1843., Educa
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 347 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21959573M

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Noah Webster has books on Goodreads with ratings. Noah Webster’s most popular book is American Dictionary of the English Language.

Noah Webster $ The American Spelling Book: Containing, the Rudiments of the English Language, for the Use of Schools in the United States (Classic Reprint). 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.

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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, inas 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 inwas 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. Catrevas and C. 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. Apr 15,  · Considered to be the third-best selling book of all time in America. With its distinctive blue cover, it earned the nickname "the blue-backed speller" and was used over the span of nearly a century.

This is an exact reproduction of the Applewood Books. For over years, Webster’s book taught children to read, spell and pronounce words. It was the most popular American book of its time, selling nearly million copies.

InNoah married Rebecca Greenleaf, the daughter of a rich man from Boston. Noah Webster, American lexicographer (one who compiles a dictionary), remembered now almost solely as the compiler of a continuously successful dictionary, was for half a century among the more influential and most active literary men in the United States.

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“History of the United States: To which is Prefixed a Brief Historical Account of Our [English] Ancestors, from the Dispersion at Babel, to Their Migration to America, and of the Conquest of South America, by the Spaniards”, p Noah Webster's American Dictionary of the English Language was produced during the years when the American home, church and school were established upon a Biblical and patriotic basis.

Webster made important contributions to an American educational system which kept the nation on a Christian Constitutional course for many years/5().

Jun 12,  · The best nonfiction books: No 71 – An American Dictionary of the English Language by Noah Webster Dictionary of the English Language by Noah Webster.

Noah Webster () Noah Webster was an educator and reformer who helped Americans develop their own unique sense of identity through language.

Born in in what eventually became the town of West Hartford, Webster graduated from Yale in and went to work as a teacher. His efforts soon focused, however, on breaking away from the. Jan 21,  · Noah Webster was described by the publisher of a competing dictionary as “a vain plodding Yankee, who aspired to be a second Johnson”—a criticism that rings mostly true.

He was certainly vain and, born in Connecticut, undeniably a Yankee. Moreover, though he referred to Johnson’s Dictionary of the English Language as a “barren desart of philology,” the American lexicographer Reviews: 1.

Lists compiled by former Amherst College Librarian Willis Bridegam. See also the Noah Webster th Birthday Exhibition. Books published by Noah Webster during his lifetime. A grammatical institute of the English language: comprising an easy, concise, and systematic method of education, designed for the use of English schools in America, in three parts: part II, containing a plain and.

"Noah Webster was a truly remarkable man, shrewd, passionate, learned and energetic, God-fearing and patriotic. Unger has done a fine job reintroducing him to a new generation of Americans." --Washington Times Noah Webster The Life and Times of an American Patriot "More than a lexicographer, Webster was a teacher, philosopher, author, essayist, orator, political leader, public 5/5(1).

Webster's basic textbook, first called The First Part of the Grammatical Institute of the English Language and later The American Spelling Book, became, inThe Elementary Spelling Book. Though the book went through hundreds of editions, this replica edition represents the last, greatest, and arguably the most influential one.

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Scudder Noah Webster's "Dictionary of the English Language" online book (You can enlarge the print by clicking on the "+" sign by the word. Noah Webster. Noah Webster was born in West Hartford, Connecticut in He came of age during the American Revolution and was instrumental in developing education in early America.

He wrote and published the first truly American dictionary. Noah Webster and America's First Dictionary. Born in West Hartford, Connecticut inNoah Webster came of age during the American Revolution and was a strong advocate of the Constitutional Convention.

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He believed fervently in the developing cultural independence of the United States, a chief part of which was to be a distinctive American.

Noah Webster, Jr. (October 16, – May 28, ), was the author of a famous American dictionary, a pioneer of spelling, and a political writer and "Blue-backed Speller" books taught five generations of American children how to spell and read.

His dictionary was first published in as An American Dictionary of the English Language.The first person to write a dictionary of American English and permanently alter the spelling of American English, Noah Webster through his spelling book taught millions of American children to read for the first half-century of the republic and millions more to spell for the following half-century.Webster's Practical Dictionary: A Practical Dictionary of the English Language Giving the Correct Spelling, Pronunciation and Definitions of Words Based on the Unabridged Dictionary of Noah Webster.