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Hitler Inspired by Henry Ford

Henry Ford was a genius at innovation, creating the first mass-produced automobile, which made him rich. However, he also had a stubborn conviction in his own beliefs, no matter how far-fetched. In 1919 Ford bought The Dearborn Independent, billing it

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Chaotic Streets

In 1912, the streets were a chaotic mix of streetcars, wagons, horses, and more and more automobiles. That year alone, the industry produced 356,000 cars and 22,000 trucks to add to the already crowded roads. There was very little regulation.

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