TIL: Fordlandia, a small town built by Henry Ford in the middle of the Amazon jungle meant to resemble Northern Michigan of the 1930s. It was a failed state meant to produce enough rubber for his growing car production.

Read more: https://www.abandonedspaces.com/industry/fordlandia-brazil.html

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  1. Not the only horrible hung he did. He convinced the president to send back a ship full of Jewish children; nazis murdered them all. He bought a newspaper to spread his antisemitism.

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