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  • Noah Webster’s Spelling Book

    www.homeschoolnewslink.com In 1818, 34 years before the first compulsory school laws, Noah Webster estimated that over 5 million copies of his Spelling Book had been sold in a country of under 20 million population (African slaves were not counted). What this implies is that the U.S. has never again been so literate – and this Continue Reading