An American industrial leader of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Ford perfected the assembly line technique of mass production, by which the Model T automobile and its successors were made available “for the multitude.”
What is the “War on Christmas”?What is the “War on Christmas”? Christmastime. A festive season for family, food, and warfare? Perhaps, you’re familiar with the “War on Christmas” that’s been raging over the last several years. It stems from the radical belief that multiculturalism is shadowing traditional American values. The provocative phrase has been linked to figures like President Donald Trump (remember “[People] don’t use the word Christmas . . …
Ford said, “History is bunk,” and was often considered a man of extreme conservatism and hardheaded practicality. The Ford Foundation, which he established in the 1930s, has funded a great number of educational projects.
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