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Stuff You Missed in History Class

HowStuffWorks.com

Society & Culture, History

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Join Holly and Tracy as they bring you the greatest and strangest Stuff You Missed In History Class in this podcast by HowStuffWorks.com.

Why did Henry Ford build a city in the Amazon?

July 21st, 2010

Episode 226 of 974 episodes

Anxious to control his own rubber company, Henry Ford built a utopian community in the midst of the Amazon. In this episode, Katie and Sarah explore the construction of Fordlandia, the life of its inhabitants and what eventually went wrong.

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