Henry Ford 's Greatest Revolution Essay

1515 Words Dec 1st, 2015 7 Pages
Henry Ford was a machinist, He worked both night and day, To give this world a flivver, That has made her shivver, And speeded her on her way, Now he is a billionaire, But his record is fair, He is humanity’s friend.
- Henry Ford
Henry Ford did not only impact the lives of those back in the 1900s, but as well as the lives of individuals today. He started a revolution that no one else had, or could of. Ford founded the Ford Motor Company in 1903 in Detroit, Michigan. He announced in 1914, that his company would “initiate the greatest revolution in the matter of rewards for its workers ever known to the industrial world.”
Henry Ford was a machinist, a lover of animals, and most importantly humanity’s friend. He loved birds, held business conferences outdoors, and he believed that “the best use I can make of my money is to make more work for more men”. He helped provide jobs to many men and taught them invaluable lessons that were rare to receive at other jobs. American society was most impacted by the encounter of Henry Ford through these ways: the workplace, transportation, the effect on the lives of civilians, and the assembly line. Not only did the economy spark and the industry expand following Ford, but the steel production, the oil industry, and road construction also flourished.
The Work Place
“The impression has somehow got around that Henry Ford is in the automobile business. It isn’t true. Mr. Ford shoots about fifteen hundred cars out the back door of his factory…

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