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  • 1941 3 The Assembly Line Ford
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    INTRODUCTION When you think about Ford, an automobile will usually come to mind. Most people don't think about the man behind that name, Henry Ford. Henry Ford was the man responsible for the Ford Motor Company (FMC). He was also the creator of the invention that changed the mass production industry, the assembly line. As you read on you will learn about Henry Ford's life, the FMC, and the assembly line. FORD'S LIFE In Wayne County, Michigan on July 30, 1863, a pair of Irish immigrants, William ...
  • Mr And Mrs Henry Ford
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    Henry Ford Henry Ford, an extremely hardworking man, was very curious in his early life because he liked to take things apart and ask many questions. He designed and manufactured many cars, including the Model T which was the second largest selling car totaling over 15,000,000. In addition to doing this, he managed an enormous company with the help of very few people. Henry had a few dreams that he thought would change the world. For example, he saw that most of the car companies were making car...
  • 2002 T Bird
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    1. Why would they choose the 1957 Thunderbird? Ford Thunderbirds were in production from 1955 to 1997, but the T-Birds everyone remembers were the 1955-57 models. Like Rock 'n Roll, drive-in diners, jukeboxes, and neon signs, early T-Birds became part of 50's Americana, and live on in commercials, movies, and posters. The retro-styled 2002 T-Bird is perfectly timed to cash in on the current wave of American - particularly with the generation of people who couldn't afford the original T-Bird when...
  • Began Production Of The Model T Ford
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    hENRY FORD He produced an affordable car, paid high wages and helped create a middle class. Not bad for an autocrat. Henry Ford 1863-1947 Henry Ford's parents left Ireland during the potato famine and settled in the Detroit area in the 1840's. Ford was born in what is now Dearborn, Michigan. His formal education was limited, but even as a youngster, he was handy with machinery. He worked for the Detroit Edison company, advancing from machine-shop apprentice to chief engineer. In 1893, Ford built...
  • Dream Becomes A Business Ford Motor Company
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    The Dream Becomes a Business Ford Motor Company entered the business world on June 16, 1903, when Henry Ford and 11 business associates signed the company's articles of incorporation. With $28,000 in cash, the pioneering industrialists gave birth to what was to become one of the world's largest corporations. Few companies are as closely identified with the history and development of industry and society throughout the 20th century as Ford Motor Company. As with most great enterprises, Ford Motor...
  • Ford Motor Company
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    Like most great enterprises, Ford's beginnings were modest. The company had anxious moments in its infancy, balancing precariously on the brink of bankruptcy until cash inflows from sales began. The earliest record of a shipment is July 20, 1903, approximately one month after incorporation, to a Detroit physician. With the company's first sales, came a ray of hope. A worried group of stockholders, skeptically eyeing a bank balance that had dwindled to $223.65, breathed easier, and a young Ford M...
  • Chevrolet Camaro And The Ford Mustang
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    Muscle Car,' two distinctive cars come to mind, the Camaro and the Mustang. Throughout the era of the early 1950's and 1960's, there was a revolutionary movement that took place and paved the ground work for today's 'Muscle Cars' known as the 'Pony car Era. ' Ask any avid Camaro or Mustang fan about the pony car era, and watch their pain. They will describe cars that would light the tires on fire, floor it, and hang onto the wheel excitement. Back in the 1960's a new idea was soon to hit the Ame...
  • Henry Ford
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    The Life of Henry Ford Henry Ford once said, "I will build a motorcar for the masses... constructed of the best materials, by the best me to be hired, after the simplest designs that modern engineering can devise... so low in price that no man making a good salary will be unable to own one and enjoy with his family the blessing of hours of pleasure in God's great open spaces". (Willamette 1) This is one of his most memorable yet earliest public quotes in history, that can easily sum up his whole...
  • 4 S Eater Car
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    The Ford Mustang The U.S. is a land of people on the move. When the Mustang was introduced it was an instant success. The Mustang appealed to a wide variety of people. Sports car lovers liked the sporty look, young drivers liked the " four-on-the-floor' and bucket seat options, and women liked the interior and the convertible. This car had a wide range of options for just about everyone. And finally, the Mustang came with and affordable price. The Mustang was presented to the public on April 17,...
  • Advertisement For Ford's New Anti Theft Device
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    Ford Motor Company Ford Motor Company is the world's largest producer of trucks, and the second largest producer of cars and trucks combined. Ford has manufacturing, assembly or sales affiliates in 34 countries and Ford companies employed 337,800 people world-wide in 1996. Ford has manufacturing facilities in 22 countries on 5 continents, with 87 plants in North America and 41 in Europe. In Europe, in 1995, Ford's combined vehicle market share, at 12.2%, was the highest for eleven years, with th...
  • Fords Only Run Downhill
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    What Car Names Really Mean ACURA -Another Crummy, Useless, Rotten Automobile AMC -All Makes Combined AMC -A Major Cost AMC -A Mutated CarAMC -A Morons CarAMC -Another Major Catastrophe AUDI -Accelerates Under Demonic Influence AUDI -All Unsafe Designs Implemented AUDI -Another Ugly Duets che Invention AUDI -Always Undermining Deutsche Intelligence AUDI -Automobile Unsafe Designs, Inc. BMW -Babbling Mechanical Wench BMW -Beastly Monstrous Wonder BMW -Beautiful Masterpieces on Wheels BMW -Beautifu...
  • Henry Ford For His Invention
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    The birth of the automobile was truly something special. Once a far fetched dream is now what many people believe to be the back bone of the American economy. When people think about the automobile the name that comes to mind is most usually Henry Ford. Although he is not credited with the invention of the automobile, Henry Ford played a crucial role in the development of mass production. The automobile was first invented Europe in 1771 with a top speed of 2.3 miles per hour. A man by the name o...
  • Spectacular Success With The Model T Ford
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    Henry Ford was a genius in many aspects of our everyday life. He changed industry, production, and everybody's lifestyle. Many people know about him inventing some of the first automobiles, but what came out of it for America was a new encouragement for technology and an easier lifestyle for the average American replacing the popular railroad system. Also Henry Ford has changed the perspective of industries around the world. His invention of the assembly line and his five-dollar a day wage for t...
  • First Months In Existence Ford Motor Company
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    History of the early years of Ford Mustangs In the early nineteen hundreds a farm boy baffled the world by inventing a machine that would get rid of the horse and carriage forever. He invented a machine that would carry people over long distances without needing to be fed, watered or rested. He also later invented a way to produce products in a new and easier way. He started out as a young farm boy that took everything apart that he could get his hands on. Then he started fixing peoples watches ...
  • Henry Fords First Actual Cars
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    When Henry Ford was born on June 30th, 1863, neither him nor anyone for that matter, knew what an important role he would take in the future of mankind. Ford saw his first car when he was 12. He and his father where riding into Detroit at the time. At that moment, he knew what he wanted to do with his life: he wanted to make a difference in the automobile industry. Through out his life, he achieved this in an extraordinary way. That is why he will always be remembered in everyones heart. Wheneve...
  • Cars Ford
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    Ideas of Automobiles The first true components of an automobile may have come from Otto Von Guericke, a 17th century German physicist. Guericke was noted as the first person to make metal pistons, cylinders, and connecting rods, the most basic components in a reciprocating engine. But the first automobile was believed to be the 1769 Cugnot steamer, a three-wheeled tractor. Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot invented the Cugnot steamer. The steamer was noted to have ran for 20 minutes at a speed of 2.25 miles...
  • Invention Of The Model T Ford
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    Henry Ford was a genius in many aspects or life. He changed industry, production, and everybody's lifestyle. Many people know about him because of the way he changed the automobile industry. He advanced technology and made life easier for the average American. Henry Ford was born on July 30, 1863 on a farm a few miles from Dearborn, Michigan (Merriam-Webster 27 D 9). His mother died when he was only 12 years old. As a boy Henry was very creative and liked working with tools. He helped on the fam...
  • Ford Motor Company
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    HENRY FORD & THE FORD MOTOR COMPANY PROF. POLLIONE ENGLISH 101 BE APRIL 28, 2002 OUTLINE Introduction: THESIS STATEMENT I. From the awesome mind of an inventor and entrepreneur came the first automobile and the revolutionary assembly line. Henry Ford was an incredible man with many talents. A. Biography 1. date & place of birth 2. early career II. The Quadricycle A. Inventing the Quadracycle 1. The concept 2. The outcome. Ford Motor Company A. The founding and incorporation of the company. 1. gr...
  • Henry Ford
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    Henry Ford was born on July 30, 1863, near a farm in Dearborn, Michigan. He was best known for his great achievements in the automotive industry. He was first educated in district schools. Then he became a mechanist, inventor, and an author. In 1903, Ford started the Ford Motor Company. From 1908-1927 more half the cars sold and bought in the United States were Fords. At first, he produced expensive cars, like many other companies at the time. After many trial and error experiments, he developed...
  • Ford's Dominance Over The Other Automobile Manufacturers
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    The Life and Achievements of: Henry Ford Written by: Greg Lanham Period 4/5 Mr. Cline Henry Ford was born near Dearborn, Michigan, on July 30, 1863. His mother died while he was 12 years old. As an early teenager he helped on the family farm in summer and in winter he attended a one-room school. Watches and clocks fascinated Ford. He went around the countryside doing repair work without pay, doing it just to have the chance to fiddle around with machinery. At the age of 16 Ford walked to Detroit...

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