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    Assembly Line History

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    Assembly lines are a “manufacturing technique in which a product is carried by some form of conveyor among stations where various operations are performed” (Columbia Encyclopedia). This extraordinary idea was one of the greatest things to come out of the Second Industrial Revolution which spanned from 1870 to 1914 (Mokyr, p.1). Assembly lines made our world the way it is today, adding overall convenience to buying. Today, stores are able to sell millions of units of product before going out of stock, as opposed to the late 1800s to early 1900s. With the help of assembly lines, stores are able to save money during production, making products less expensive and passing those savings to consumers. In general mass production “raised the standard…

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    The Assembly Line Analysis

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    The assembly line has historically been lauded for the success it brought to the auto industry, specifically during the production of the Model T built by the Ford Motor Company starting in 1908. What is often overlooked, however, is the human toll of this technological invention. Despite the exponential growth in efficiency and profit resulting from the assembly line and the higher employee wages that followed, worker satisfaction suffered. Frederick Taylor’s principles of “Scientific…

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    Walk The Line Analysis

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    Film Critique Presenter (Anne Smith): Good evening, Australia. I’m Anne Smith and this is Sunday. Tonight, we will be travelling back in time to review the heart-warming romance, Grease (1978). This will be followed by a review of the blockbuster comedy, Zoolander. However, yesterday, we remembered the loss of music legends Johnny and June Cash (née Carter). To begin the show, we have Dilki De Silva with us to give her critique of Walk the Line (2005), the award-winning biopic of these two…

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    The idea of the assembly line has many parents. In the scientific revolution of the eighteenth century, scientists, especially mathematicians tried to quantify what made an industry productive and tried to find ways to make industries more productive. The goal was to create an industry that functioned without human labor. The most important people of the time for the development of the assembly line were the Americans Oliver Evans and Eli Whitney and the Frenchman Gaspard Monge. Evans is known…

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    Implied lines are lines disguised through the use strokes, colors, values or shapes that usually help direct the eye when looking at an artwork. Directional lines are a type of implied lines that draws attention or point to the focus of a painting, there many types of directional lines that represent different meanings. In The Death of Socrates, implied lines are apparent throughout the whole painting, the outlines that separates the figures (the people) from the background can be considered…

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    assembly line and Model T Henry Ford's assembly line and his automobile, the Model T, revolutionized manufacturing and the development of today's automobiles and engines. The assembly line and Model T caused American industry to expand and also ushered a new American lifestyle. Not before the 1920s had the automobile become an accepted part of the American lives, and they were "forced" to be a part of the "communication revolution" (Appleby 368; O'Connor 3). Ford did not only change the…

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    The nazca lines are all over the nazca desert. The nazca lines are giant geoglyphs, geoglyphs are large designs that can tell a story most are longer than 4 meters across. That are ancient, ancient means old I mean really old thousand, millions, billions of year old. The nazca lines have had several meanings of existants. They have had many theories of why there are giant lines in the nazca lines. One theory caught my eye, that theory was the theory by: Robin Edgar His theory states…

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    1) According to the author of A World of Art line is important in an artist since it plays a major role in human history, delineating city limits, county lines, and state and national borders. 2) In Matthew Richie’s quote I think he is trying to talk about the structures of line and properties of how line can be structured. Then, Ritchie’s is trying to use it as a symbol when it comes to using a straight line since it can represent the direction and the curve can mean to join things. I also see…

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    “Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success.” Henry Ford is often referred to as the father of the automotive industry. Although that is not the truth, he did, however, change the industry forever for the better. With his invention of the Assembly line, it would change cars all over the world. Ford and his motor company were one of the most successful motor companies of the early nineteen hundreds. Henry Ford and his invention of the Assembly…

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    "Life on the Global Assembly Line" written by Barbara Ehrenreich and Annette Fuentes condemns the exploitation of women industrial workers in third world countries. The authors ' explicit and detailed writing style engages the reader and reinforces the seriousness of the subject matter. By focusing on intolerable working conditions and overwhelming health hazards, Ehrenreich and Fuentes provide further detailed evidence of this abusive practice. Their article, while several decades old, still…

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