The Invention Of Henry Ford Essay
Mr. Berardelli, p. 3
Honors American Cultures 11, 6.0
3 December, 2014
Although Henry Ford did not invent the automobile, he made it a common thing to have one. By using a method of mass production, he found it easy to produce automobiles at a faster rate for a low cost. A large percentage of parts on his cars were standardized, making production more efficient. As a result, the infamous Model T was born and well known. Americans all over the country began to buy these cars and the cars started to have a positive effect on their everyday lives. Traveling would become more common throughout the nation and the demand for Ford 's cars continued to increase. The 1920 's was the peak for automobiles being bought by the average American consumer. The Model T itself accounted for half of the world 's output of cars (Carson, Bonk). The booming economy in the country made automobiles one of the most popular topics of the century. Henry Ford made a significant impact on the lives of Americans with innovations that changed the way automobiles were manufactured, which shaped the economy and the role cars played in American society in the 1900’s.
Automobiles began to serve a significant role in the society of the United States. During the roaring 1920’s, almost every American wanted to own one of Henry Ford’s automobiles. In 1929, 25.3 million more people, than in 1913, were the owners of Ford cars. The substantial increase was a product of Henry Ford 's raise of…