The Assembly Line & Henry Ford Essay

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The Assembly Line & Henry Ford

Ford's Assembly Line By Travis Mooney Humanities
Period 6 Mr. Kuntz March 24, 1998 Mooney1 Ford's
Assembly Line The assembly line has changed the world as
drastically as it has been changed by the world since it
began. It brought people together to work as a group
toward all achieving the same goal. Henry Ford was only
aiming to bring cars into the homes of the average citizen
when he made the most significant to the assembly line
since its inventor, Eli Whitney. Henry Ford not only
achieved this goal, but his legacy is still carried on today.
Assembly lines of cars as well as many other househo
appliances have helped shape the twenty-first century. The
assembly line has brought together many workers together
to work only on their specific part of a car, therefore
building them much faster. This is done using many separate
steps. First, the parts of the car are made, and the frame is
placed on a conveyor belt. Workers are stationed along the
belt to form an assembly line. As the conveyor belt moves
the car, each worker performs a task that they are
specialized in. Each worker must perform their task quickly
and precisely, because f one worker stops, the entire line
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