Henry Ford  By Peyton.S
Early Life <ul><li>Henry was born on July 30,1863 in Detroit Michigan </li></ul><ul><li>Was one of six children </li></ul>...
` Ford’s Teen Years <ul><li>When he was 16 he left home to be a machinist </li></ul><ul><li>He devoted most of his time an...
Life as a mechanic <ul><li>Ford built his first automobile in a workshop in 1896 </li></ul><ul><li>Later in 1896 he built ...
Ford Motor Company <ul><li>In 1908 he decided to only produce Model T’s in ford motor company </li></ul><ul><li>Later the ...
Political affairs <ul><li>Ford had long taken interest in political affairs and he wanted something to do besides working ...
Changing the company <ul><li>Ford started paying his employees more money </li></ul><ul><li>Then he started to make work s...
After Cars <ul><li>Ford had a news paper called The Dearborn  Independent  </li></ul><ul><li>On his 75 th  birthday he won...
After his death <ul><li>Ford died when he was 83 in 1947 </li></ul><ul><li>A few years later the Henry Ford Museum was est...
Bibliography  <ul><li>www.hfmgv.org/exhibits/hf   </li></ul><ul><li>Word book encyclopedia   </li></ul><ul><li>www.wikiped...
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  1. 1. Henry Ford By Peyton.S
  2. 2. Early Life <ul><li>Henry was born on July 30,1863 in Detroit Michigan </li></ul><ul><li>Was one of six children </li></ul><ul><li>When he was young he liked mechanical things </li></ul>
  3. 3. ` Ford’s Teen Years <ul><li>When he was 16 he left home to be a machinist </li></ul><ul><li>He devoted most of his time and money to educational works </li></ul><ul><li>He then worked as an engineer at Detroit electric company </li></ul><ul><li>Then he worked for Edison illuminating company </li></ul>
  4. 4. Life as a mechanic <ul><li>Ford built his first automobile in a workshop in 1896 </li></ul><ul><li>Later in 1896 he built the Quadricycle </li></ul><ul><li>Then he established the Ford motor company </li></ul><ul><li>He lead a manufacturer for American automobiles in the 1900’s </li></ul><ul><li>In 1908 Henry achieved one of the first cars called the model T </li></ul>
  5. 5. Ford Motor Company <ul><li>In 1908 he decided to only produce Model T’s in ford motor company </li></ul><ul><li>Later the company started to sell car parts </li></ul><ul><li>Model T’s then started to change a bit over time </li></ul><ul><li>The savings from his techniques helped him sell cars at lower prices </li></ul><ul><li>He made a new kind of model called a model A </li></ul><ul><li>Now most of his cars he produced had V-8 engines </li></ul>
  6. 6. Political affairs <ul><li>Ford had long taken interest in political affairs and he wanted something to do besides working with cars </li></ul><ul><li>He then ran for state senate for Michigan </li></ul><ul><li>But he lost </li></ul>
  7. 7. Changing the company <ul><li>Ford started paying his employees more money </li></ul><ul><li>Then he started to make work shorter by making work 8 hours then having them work 9 hours </li></ul><ul><li>Ford did this to make the factory a three shift work day </li></ul>
  8. 8. After Cars <ul><li>Ford had a news paper called The Dearborn Independent </li></ul><ul><li>On his 75 th birthday he won the Grand Cross of the German Eagle </li></ul><ul><li>After that he wrote four books with someone with the first name Samuel </li></ul>
  9. 9. After his death <ul><li>Ford died when he was 83 in 1947 </li></ul><ul><li>A few years later the Henry Ford Museum was established </li></ul><ul><li>Then his books were published </li></ul>
  10. 10. Bibliography <ul><li>www.hfmgv.org/exhibits/hf </li></ul><ul><li>Word book encyclopedia </li></ul><ul><li>www.wikipedia.org/wiki/ Henryfordd </li></ul><ul><li>www.inventors.about.com/library/inventors </li></ul>
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