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Henry Ford Essay

  • Submitted by: Jobume02
  • on August 31, 2013
  • Category: English
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|Henry Ford, the son of farmer, was born in Greenfield, Michigan on 30th July, 1863. He left school at 15 to work on his father's farm but in 1879 he   |
|moved to Detroit where he became an apprentice in a machine shop. To help him survive on his low wages he spent his evenings repairing clocks and     |
|watches.                                                                                                                                               |
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|Ford returned to Greenfield after his father gave him 40 acres to start his own farm. He disliked farming and spent much of the time trying to build a|
|steam road carriage and a farm locomotive. Unable to settle at Greenfield, Ford returned to Detroit to work as an engineer for the Edison Illuminating|
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|During this period Ford read an article in the World of Science about how the German engineer, Nicholas Otto, had built a internal combustion engine. |
|Ford now spent his spare time trying to build a petrol-driven motor car. His first car, finished in 1896, was...

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