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Document: My Present Self
What does Herb write in his essay that indicates his interest in becoming an electronics engineer?
Document: Will you need another suit of heavy underwear?
What kinds of things did Herb's mother worry about when he first arrived at school in Chicago?
Document: Sister Knows Best
Compare this letter to the one Herb received from his mother. How are they similar or different?
Document: New Home in the Big City
What are some special difficulties that Herb's family faced because of the war?
Document: A Week in the Life
What did the doctors learn about Herb's condition during his operation?
Document: A History of Heating
How does this ad promote the benefits of an early thermostat?
Document: Inside the Autopilot
How does the manual describe the benefits of the autopilot to pilots?
Document: A Tale of Technology
What conclusions does the writer make about the impact of autopilot technology?
Document: Post-war Possibilities
How does this article from a Honeywell newsletter describe the post-war plans for the company?
Document: Big Book, Big Picture
How did American companies know they would make a profit by switching to producing war supplies?
How much money did Honeywell invest in new factory space before the start of World War II? Where would the money come from to pay for this expansion?
Document: Bombs Away!
Describe the accuracy of the following statement: "The Honeywell autopilot was a totally new invention."
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