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Why Did Henry Ford Pay Five Dollars Per Day To His Workers

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How long would it take to produce a single car without the use of an assembly line? What would cars be like today without the Quadricycle? Why did Henry Ford pay five dollars per- day to his workers even though he had an assembly line? Henry Ford’s strategies in making automobiles and his dedication to producing cheap and affordable cars for the people are why he is still remembered to this day. Henry Ford was born on July 30, 1863, on his family’s farm in Wayne County. When he was 15 his father gave him a pocket watch, which he took apart and reassembled. Neighbors, friends and family members were impressed and requested him to fix their watches and timepieces too. The following year when he was 16 he left home to be an apprentice…show more content…
He helped build America’s economy during the nation’s most vulnerable early years. He created the Model T. Developed the assembly line mode of production, which revolutionized the industry. Ford sold millions of cars and became a world famous company head. Ford impacted todays life from what he did back in his prime by, his technological development and U.S. infrastructure. Ford became renowned for his revolutionary vision: the manufacture of an inexpensive automobile made by skilled workers who earn steady wages. In 1914, he sponsored the development of the moving assembly line technique of mass production. Simultaneously, he introduced the $5-per-day wage as a method of keeping the best workers loyal to his company. Simple to drive and cheap to repair, half of all cars in America in 1918 were Model T's. Henry Ford visions and concerns about automobiles of his time influenced me, because I like things that have big engines and can go fast. If it wasn’t for Ford’s Model T, we might not have the technology for cars and trucks now and days. We sure wouldn’t have thought about putting a cars chassis on an assembly line and building it on the go. If you like cars and want to know where the originate from, you should read about Henry Ford and how he impacted the technology and production of the
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