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Pretest Of The Automobile In The Early 1800's

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The automobile has been a very important part of America’s history because it offered people downright joy, it set many people free, and it the automobile helped America’s economy grow.
In the early 1800’s people could only travel by horse and buggy, or by foot. When the Model T Ford came in 1908, over 15 million people were able to buy a Model T. The car allowed people to go where ever they wanted to. In the article “ Americas Key to Freedom” it says that Sociologist Arthur Raper said in 1936 that cars also provided a “new mobility” for African Americans, based on what “ the individual “ wants to do rather than what the community does not want him to do.”The automobile gave the people freedom.
The automobile also helped the economy

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