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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 ...
  • Henry Ford
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    Henry Ford (1863-1947) Henry Ford was born in 1863 he is known as an American industrialist, and the pioneer of the automobile industry. It is said that Henry showed a great mechanical aptitude at an early age and left his father's farm at the age of 16 to work as an apprentice in a Detroit machine shop. Henry returned to his home very soon after he left, but after many experiments with power-driven vehicles, he went to Detroit again and worked as a machinist and engineer with the Edison Company...
  • Fords Assembly Lines
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    Henry Ford was born on July 30, 1863 to William and Mary Ford. He was the first of six children. He grew up ina rich farming household in Dearborn, Michigan. He enjoyed a typical childhood, spending his days in a one-room schoolhouse and doing farm chores. Ever since he was young, he showed an interest for the mechanical aspect of things, and how they worked and functioned. He used to take things apart and put them back together to get an idea of the inner workings of basic mechanical tools (Nev...
  • 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...
  • Fords Assembly Lines
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    Option 1 The naming of the school is an important decision. Think about an important person for whom a new school should be named write to explain why this person would deserve this important honor. Henry Ford Senior High School What exactly does it take to have a school named after a person I think it takes great creativity, positive determination, and great contributions to society. A man who carried all these qualities / skills within him was the genius, Henry Ford. Henry Ford changed industr...
  • Henry Ford Hospital In Detroit
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    CONTENTS OUTLINE 4 REPORT... 5 PAGE... 6 PAGE... 7 PAGE... 8 PAGE... 9 BIBLIOGRAPHY... 10 Works Cited... 11 ILLUSTRATIONS... n Illustrations 1. Illustration 1 n 2. Illustration 2 n 3. Illustration 3 n 4. Illustration 4 n 5. Illustration 5... n Thesis: Henry Ford (1863-1947), an American industrialist, was best known for his pioneering achievements in the automobile industry. I. Introduction A. born on a farm near Dearborn, Michigan, on July 30, 1863 B. machinist's apprentice in Detroit at the ag...
  • Henry Ford's 5 Day Plan
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    Born July 30, 1863 in Dearborn, Michigan, Henry Ford was the first child of William and Mary Ford. As a young man he became an excellent self-taught mechanic and machinist. At age 16 he left the farm and went to nearby Detroit, a city that was becoming an industrial giant. There he worked as an apprentice at a machine shop, while months later he would begin work with steam engines at the Detroit Dry Dock Co., where he first saw the internal combustion engine, the kind of engine he would later us...
  • Henry Ford
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    HENRY FOR DAn automobile or stinky old horse that has a mind too it's self. That was the question in the 1920's. Most working middle class people could now afford to owe a car. Thanks to a man named Henry Ford. Henry Ford was a great significance to all people in the 1920's. Ford was a great American because, he made the working mans live a little better. He made the gas station, the drive in food and the Sunday driver. An average man work was properly down the road a little or in the back fled....
  • Facility The Ford Motor Company
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    Ford Motor Company Address: The American Road Dearborn, Michigan 48121, USA Public Company Incorporated: July, 1918 Employees: 383,300 Sales: $62.17 billion Stock Index: New York, Boston, Pacific Midwest, Toronto, Montreal, London Until recently, the Ford Motor Company has been one of the most dynastic of American enterprises, a factor which has both benefited the company and has brought it to the brink of disaster. Today Ford is the second largest manufacturer of automobiles and trucks in the w...
  • Clara Bryant Henry Ford
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    Early Years Henry Ford was born on July 30, 1863, on a farm in Dearborn, Michigan. The Ford farm of ninety acres included many different wildlife such as "bobolinks", foxes, and much more (Harris 7). Like most other farms, the Ford's had cows, horses, and orchards. Being open to such nature, Henry Ford came to "know and love it" (Harris 7). In Henry's younger days, it was usual for farmers to make things they needed. The ford farm had a gristmill, a sawmill, a blacksmith shop, and a weaving mach...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Henry Ford Museum In Dearborn
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    A Biography of Henry Ford Henry Ford was an American industrialist, best known for his pioneering achievements in the automobile industry. From humble beginnings he was able to create a company that would rank as one of the giants of American and World industry long after his death. There is no doubt that Henry Ford was a successful business man. The Ford Motor Company, Henry Ford's legacy, has left its mark on every continent in the world. However, Ford didn't gain his success solely on his inn...
  • Cars And Henry Ford
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    Henry T. Ford (1863-1947) Henry Ford once said:' Anyone who stops learning is old, whether this happens at twenty or at eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young'; . - Henry Ford Henry T. Ford, pioneering automotive engineer, is mostly credited for inventing the automobile. The fact is he did not, he used what was developed and studied in the automobile industry to develop his own ideas and revolutionized the automotive industry. His cre...
  • Henry Ford
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    In 1915, in an effort to end World War I, he headed a privately sponsored peace expedition to Europe that failed dismally, but after the American entry into the war he was a leading producer of ambulances, airplanes, munitions, tanks, and submarine chasers. In 1918 he ran unsuccessfully for the U.S. Senate on the Democratic ticket. After weathering a severe financial crisis in 1921, he began producing high-priced motor cars along with other vehicles and founded branch firms in England and in oth...
  • Henry Ford
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    By: Moe Transportation has become a major necessity in today's society. Without the industrial revolution introducing the automobile, most people would find it very hard and frustrating to get around. Henry Ford had become a big part of starting this faster and safer "transportation era". His brilliant thoughts and ideas brought about things including the "assembly line" and the "Model T". It is because of him we can generally travel without any major problems. Henry Ford was born on July 30, 18...
  • 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...
  • 1918 Henry Ford
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    m! The largest mass production of automobiles in U.S. history was just the beginning. Throughout Henry Ford's life he was known for the huge production of cars, and for the first time, the average family had the chance to own one. Henry was born to the name Henry William Ford. His parents William and Mary Litigot Ford were married in 1862 waiting one year to have Henry as their first born on July 30, 1863 in Spring wells Michigan. His childhood was an average for a farm boy. When he was not stud...
  • Ideas Into Business Ford Motor Company
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    International Designer - Henry Ford Henry Ford Born July 30 1863 - Died April 7 1947 Patent Number (s) 1,005,186 Automotive engineer Henry Ford held many patents on automotive mechanisms. He is best remembered, for helping design the factory approach to production that revolutionise d the automobile industry by greatly reducing the time required to assemble a car. Born in Wayne County, Michigan, Ford showed an early interest in mechanics, constructing his first steam engine at the age of 15. As ...
  • Henry Ford's 5 Day Plan
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    When Henry Ford was starting out on his remarkable career in Detroit, a bustling town which gave full vent to the creative energies of some amazing innovators, the economy of was showing enormous cracks. But at the time, even the most prescient of fortune-tellers would have had trouble forecasting what was about to happen. Carriage and buggy-whip makers were still turning handsome profits in a growing market, and the few cars on the dusty, unpaved roads were little more than fanciful toys for th...

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