Henry Ford

Henry Ford

by Jeffrey Zuehlke
     
 

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True or false? Henry Ford invented the automobile. False! Henry wasn't the first person to build a car, but he was the most famous. He invented the Model T-the first car that was affordable for most Americans. As a child, he was known for his skill at fixing watches. He worked at the Edison Illuminating Company, a business owned by Thomas Edison. His company used…  See more details below

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True or false? Henry Ford invented the automobile. False! Henry wasn't the first person to build a car, but he was the most famous. He invented the Model T-the first car that was affordable for most Americans. As a child, he was known for his skill at fixing watches. He worked at the Edison Illuminating Company, a business owned by Thomas Edison. His company used assembly lines-a fast, easy way to build cars and other products.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822568728
Publisher:
Lerner Classroom
Publication date:
01/28/2007
Series:
History Maker Bios Series
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range:
7 - 9 Years

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