the ford model t

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The model T came out on October, 1 1908 it had 20 horsepower 4 cylinder engine that got about 13 to 20 miles per gallon. and reached a top speed of about 45 miles an hour. More than 15,000,000 million model t's were built and sold. March 26, 1927 marked the model t of end production. Henry Ford the inventor of the model t paid his workers $5 dollars a work day.
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When the Model T first came out it had a price tag of about $850 dollars and later on as low as $250 dollars! Big diffrence to todays car prices. Henry Ford called it the "universal car" a low cost, reliable vehicle that could be maintained easily and could succesfully travel the poor roads. People that often owned a model t nicknamed them lizzie! in 1914 ford with 13,000 employees produced about 300,000 cars. while other car companies with 67,000 thousand employees produced about 280,000 vehicles.
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Impact on American Society

The Model T was invented in Highland Park, Michigan. the Model t's impact on society has gone a long ways!! because when the Model T came out it was around $850 dollars with all the options. a brand new Ford Focus today is around $22,000 dollars with navigation, sterio, heated seats. and many more features. and when you look at the pictures above the cars look much diffrent since 1908 Ford to a 2013 Ford