American Economy in the 1920s
Impact of the Assembly Line
-the use of interchangeable parts allowed for continuous work flow and more time on task by labors.
-results specialized in less waste and higher quality of the end product.
- The moving assembly line appeared to the onlooker to be an endless contraption of chains and links that allowed Model T parts to swim through the sea of the assembly process.
-The production time for a single car dropped from over twelve hours to just 93 minutes due to the introduction of the assembly line.
- new mass production techniques enabled american industrialists market goods that many white collar and working class families could afford.
-advertisement played a big role.