The fast and The Ford

By: Robert Chaney

Who is Henry Ford

Henry ford was an extremely successful business owner. He was the inventor of revolutionary business practices. Such as the assembly line, where one piece is passed down a line of workers; each with their own job dedicated to making something. Henry Ford also increased pay for his employees, which also helped his business. However, Fords greatest success wasn't his business practices, it was his invention, The Model T! A.K.A, America's first affordable car. Before Henry Ford, cars were the play things of the rich, and wealthy; but thanks to Ford, the average American could now own their own automobile.

The Rise Of Ford

Henry Ford was born on July 30th, 1863 in Michigan. He left home at the age of 13 for Detroit, while there he became an apprentice as a machinist. In 1888 Ford married Clara Bryant. Three years later Ford was hired by the Edison illuminating company. Ford also attended the Goldsmith, Bryant and Stratton business college. Afterwards he went on to start the Ford motor company, and made millions!