By: Cuinn Truitt
Henry ford was one of the main people who made automobiles big product during the 1920's. At a young age he was interested in machines and how they worked at the age of 13 he was gifted a pocket watch, which he took apart and reassembled. At the age of 16 he left his home and farm work to take an opportunity to be a apprentice of a machinist in Detroit. In 1896 he created his first model of the automobile known as the Quadricycle. In 1903 he established the 1903 after failing to build up other companies. In 1908 Henry made the Model T which became one of the most widely owned cars produced and owned of that time. In 1914 he began using the idea of the moving assembly line. By the 1920's Ford Motor Companies had became the largest automotive manufacturer in the world. For all this Henry Ford is often looked at as the person who made the automobile a large part of society.
Ford's Assembly Line
With this Ford Motor Company could produce one Model T every 24 seconds.
First vehicle developed by Henry Ford.
By 1920 half of all cars in America were Model T's.
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