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Primary Document #2

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Engineer, automaker and industrialist Henry Ford introduced the first affordable passenger automobile, the Model T, and pioneered assembly-line production.
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Henry Ford didn't invent the assembly line. He invented the moving assembly line. He treated all his employees fair. He wanted his cars to be affordable for everyone. After Model T was made, people could travel because they wanted to. The Model T was the first affordable car. 

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2012 Website #1

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Ford Motor Company is still growing bigger and bigger everyday. It is makes a lot of money like it did back in the day but they are making more now.

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Ford Motor Company reports China sales growth by 56% in 2012

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The Assembly Line

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Henry Ford invented the assembly line

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One of the biggest things Henry Ford did was create the moving assembly line. That is what he is most known for. This article tells us about it and how it became about. Also it tells us the cause and the effect for the assembly line.

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The Henry Ford: The Life of Henry Ford

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Learn about the Life of Henry Ford at The Henry Ford - America's Greatest History Attraction. Dearborn, Michigan.
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I posted this because it is about the life of Henry Ford. It is amazing that a farmboy grew up and became an automaker. The website tells about how he did that.

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In the 1920s, Ford Motor Co. was considered the leader in manufacturing technology and practices. Elements of Taylor's scientific management were combined wi...
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Henry Ford was voted the greatest man in history. He went from a farm boy to an automaker. He hated laziness. He loved to pull pranks. To keep his workers from quitting he boosted their wages. People came from all over the world to Detroit to work for Ford Motor Company. Sharecroppers became auto workers. 50 thousands or more of them at the Ford Factory in Rouge which made it the largest in history. 

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Primary Document #1

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Model T car changed the way people live, work and travel. Model T was the first car that was affordable for most of American. It was most known for it's durability,versatility and ease of maintenance. In 1908 when the cars was builted, they were $850. When the assembly line was invented they went down to $300. More than 15 million Model Ts were produced by Ford factories between 1913 and 1927. The car was produced in only one color which was black.

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2012 Website #2

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Even after 100+ years Ford is still making history. Also it is still one of the top automotive companies in the world.

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Ford's Flexible Michigan Assembly Plant Makes History

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Ford Motor Company's History

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Since Henry Ford, Ford has established itself as a premier American employer by supporting equitable and inclusive employment to foster a diverse work environment.
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I posted this because it tells about how the company started. Also it tells about the struggles and the successes of the company. What I like about it most is that it gives great details about the company.

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