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