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Car

  1. 1. Objective: To analyze the effect the car had on U.S. society. 1927 Ford Model T
  2. 2. A Booming Economy: The 1920’s Income increases People purchase more goods Companies earn higher profits Companies expand and hire more people “ Boom Cycle”
  3. 3. · Henry Ford used assembly lines to produce cars.
  4. 7. Ex.) Model-T 1909 - $850 1916 - $360 1924 - $290 · The efficiency of the assembly line helped to decrease car prices.
  5. 8. The following industries grew as a result of the booming car industry: Effects of the Car Industry construction (roads and bridges) steel rubber glass paint oil housing (as the suburbs grew)
  6. 9. * Employment and standards of living increased. * As World War I ended, technology focused on consumer goods. Ex) radios, washing machines, telephones, and cars * Increased wages caused an increase in buying power. 1925 RCA Radiola Super VIII

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