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    “Henry Ford and his legacy helped shape are region- and the world.”(Henry Ford) Perhaps no one has done more for transportation than Henry Ford. Henry Ford changed the entire future of the world by his funding and hard work created his first automobile. He was a son of a farmer and was interested in mechanical work in his early ages. “Ford showed mechanical aptitude at an early age and left (1879) his father’s farm to work as an apprentice in a Detroit machine shop. He soon returned to his home

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    Henry Ford was a very successful automobile producer in America. While he did not invent the automobile, he created a car that many middle class Americans could afford. If it were not for him, we may not have vehicles at our convenience. Road trips in a car may have been unheard of. He is the reason why our landscape has changed to so many highways. He changed the way we do activities and live our lives. If not for Ford’s interest in tinkering and building automobiles, we may not have the lives we

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    Henry Ford was an average boy, the eldest of six. Born July 30th, 1863, he would eventually become one of America’s most well-known inventors. His father, William Ford, had a farm in Springwells, Michigan. Young Henry didn’t like the hard, physical work of farming; he was much more interested in mechanics. At one point he was so fascinated with the mechanisms of clocks and watches that he made his own set of tools and went to work figuring out what it was that made them tick. He was schooled in a

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    unionism, Ford–who incurred considerable antagonism because of his paternalistic attitude toward his employees and his statements on political and social questions–stubbornly resisted union organization in his factories by the United Automobile Workers until 1941. A staunch isolationist before World War II, Ford again converted his factories to the production of war material after 1941. In 1945 he retired. Other Accomplishments and Controversies His numerous philanthropies, in addition to the Ford Foundation

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    The Success of a Man To say that Henry Ford dilly-dallied around before finally establishing a serious car company would be invalid. The 40 year old man had been acquiring valuable knowledge regarding business, engines, management, and most importantly cars. Now it was time to take a leap of faith. In 1903 the Ford Motor Company came to be. Ford, along with other investors including John and Horace Dodge raised $28,000 and in the first 15 months produced 1700 Model A cars. These cars were known for

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    Henry Ford was born July 30, 1863 in Wayne county, Michigan. He was the son of Irish immigrants, William and Mary Ford, who had settled on a farm in Dearborn. In addition to helping his father with the harvest, Ford also attended school in a one-room schoolhouse. However, Ford disliked both school and farm life, and at age 16, he walked to Detroit in search of employment. Ford was employed as an apprentice in a machine shop, where he learned about the internal combustion engine. After several years

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    Henry Ford was one of the most important and influential inventors and businessmen in the short history of America. He revolutionized the business world and he changed forever the efficiency of factories around the world. One of the reasons that Henry Ford can be considered such an important man is that his ideas and concepts are still used today. Boron on July 30, in the year of 1863, Henry Ford was the oldest child of the family. His parents, William and Mary Ford, were “prosperous farmers” in

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    think about Ford, an automobile will usually come to mind. Most people don’t think about the man behind that name, Henry Ford. Henry Ford was the man responsible for the Ford Motor Company (FMC). He was also the creator of the invention that changed the mass production industry, the assembly line. As you read on you will learn about Henry Ford’s life, the FMC, and the assembly line. FORD’S LIFE In Wayne County, Michigan on July 30, 1863, a pair of Irish immigrants, William and Mary Ford, gave birth

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    truly something special. Once a far fetched dream is now what many people believe to be the back bone of the American economy. When people think about the automobile the name that comes to mind is most usually Henry Ford. Although he is not credited with the invention of the automobile, Henry Ford played a crucial role in the development of mass production. The automobile was first invented Europe in 1771 with a top speed of 2.3 miles per hour. A man by the name of Gottliech Daimler produced what was

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    Henry Ford "It is doubtful if any mechanical invention in the history of the world has influenced in the same length of time the lives of so many people in an important way as the motor car." So writes an American historian, thinking of the automobile alone. But it does not stand-alone. It was the automobile factory that introduced mass production, a process that has changed the lineaments of our economic and social life more profoundly than any other single element in the recent history of

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