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Title A Revolutionary Renaissance Man
Issue Volume 04, Number 04 (T&T, Autumn 2019)
Description Noah Webster defined American ingenuity, but his role in America's founding is largely unspoken. Best known as a lexicographer, he was also a teacher, lawyer, essayist, journalist, political policy advisor and champion of copyright law. He published his speller in 1783, and founded New York City's first daily newspaper in 1793. In 1787, he was appointed head of the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia and would serve as George Washington's unofficial policy adviser.
Author Kendall, Joshua
Pages 72-79
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