American Economy in the 1920s

Tirik hogan

Impact of the Assembly Line

-The impact of the Assembly line was revolutionary.

-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.

consumer Culture

-consumer culture is a theory is A study of consumption choices and behaviors from a social and culture point of view as opposed to an economic or psychological one.

- new mass production techniques enabled american industrialists market goods that many white collar and working class families could afford.

-advertisement played a big role.