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An American lexicographer, editor and textbook pioneer responsible for the first American Dictionary, was born on 16th October 1758, in West Hartford. In the history of America he is regarded as the "Father of American Scholarship and Education." Three editions of his spelling book which is published by him, is known as Webster's Elementary Spelling Book. These books differentiate American English from British in terms of spelling, grammar, and pronunciation. In 1806, Webster published his first dictionary. He was a revolutionary by nature. As a member of the Federalist Party, he worked for the party and published pamphlet and Sketches of American Policy. He founded a daily newspaper, The Minerva and The Herald, both in dedication of the Federalist Party. Webster lived in Amherst, Massachusetts (1812 to 1822). He was one of the founding father of Amherst College. He devoted his life to study of the English language. His dictionary contains more words definitions than any earlier dictionary of the English language.
Webster died on May 28, 1843, in New Haven.
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