This presentation has been designed for the GCSE course on the American Boom. Opportunities exist for revision, literacy and modelling. Impress the pants of an Ofsted inspector (someone who can’t teach) if you got the students to grade their own work using the mark scheme, Remember press ‘P’ if you wish to return or undo the last action.
Henry Ford Model ‘T’ Ford & The Cycle of Prosperity By Mr RJ Huggins www.SchoolHistory.co.uk
Ford invented the idea of using an Assembly Line to speed up production.
Key Quote – Henry Ford How would this have helped to cut production costs? ‘ A customer can have any colour he likes for his car so long as it's black’
Assembly Lines ‘… each man and each machine do only one thing ... the thing is to keep everything in motion and take the work to the man not the man to the work’ Henry Ford 1925
Car Industry Mass productions & Standardisation lead to increased car sales . More Standardised parts are needed More jobs are created in other industries. Steel Glass Rubber Leather More people with jobs means that they can afford to buy a car! Jobs in Diners, Motels & Gas Stations. More Oil is used. More roads are built. The Cycle of Prosperity!
Does this quote fully explain how the system of mass production worked? Use your own knowledge and the source to explain your answer.
‘ A customer can have any colour he likes for his car so long as it's black’
Mark Scheme Uses sources & own relevant knowledge / concepts. C/ B 3 Balanced answer covering both parts of the question A/A* 4 Uses or combines information from the sources . D 2 Simple undeveloped answer. E 1 Description Grade Level