Biography of Henry Food

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Henry Ford is the man who forever changed American automobiles. Henry Ford converted the automobile from a luxury toy to a mainstream item of American society. During the beginning of the 20th century, the automobile was considered a luxury for the wealthy but Ford was determined to create an affordable and reliable car that a majority of Americans could invest in. This model that Henry Ford created was called the Model T, and it is one of the main reasons why Henry Ford is remembered as an extremely influential person in American society. Ford's ability to apply new ideas to complicated problems and create something that is convenient for the average american is the cause of his success; his assembly line, "fordism" and implementation also contributed immensely to this success. Henry Ford was born in GreenField Township, Michigan on July 30th, 1863. He is the founder of Ford Motor Company which still exists today; he was also one of the principal American industrialists during the 20th century. At the start of the 20th century, automobiles were considered "toys" for the wealthy, Ford was determined to change this perspective. Henry Ford wanted to change the image of an automobile for America, he urged the creation of a cheaper, more affordable and reliable car that all could enjoy and invest in. Although, Ford never physically created/invented anything, his input was always highly praised. Ford produced the Model T in 1908; it was in the economic range of most Americans
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