Model T Ford

Invented by Henry Ford

Henry Ford

Henry Ford was born on July 30, 1863. He learned how to goldsmith at Bryant & Stratton Business College in Detroit. He became an American Industrialist and he was the founder of the Ford Motor Company. He was also the sponsor of development of the assembly line technique of mass production. He was married to his wife, Clara Ala Bryant. They had a son named Edsel Ford. Henry later died on April 7, 1947.

Why and What

Henry Ford was known for creating the Model T. The purpose of this invention was to transport people to places quicker. He joined a group that founded the Detroit Automobile Company. This group worked to make a 26 horsepower car to defeat the best driver in the world. The event lead to the production of the Ford Model Company.

From there on, Ford made automobiles to increase the transportation in America. Today the original purpose being to transport people to places quicker has not changed. Besides the fact that more people have made companies similar to Ford to produce better cars. Some cars today are capable of reaching up to about 350 horsepower.

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Where and When

The Model T was made October 1, 1908. It was made at the Piquette Avenue plant in Detroit. Between 1908 and 1927, 15 million model T's were made and sold in the production line. Today the Ford Motor Company is still located in Dearborn, Michigan. Many other locations have been added to keep up to date.