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Webster and the American Dictionary

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    -Noah Webster took 30 years developing the very first American Dictionary (Shown Below).

    -He believed the United States should have its own versionof english.

    -He created many new American words.

    -Some examples are bullfrog, applesauce, and handy.   

    -He also taught the nation a new way to spell.

    British Spelling        American Spelling 

    Humour                    Humor

    Musick                      Music

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