How Did Henry Ford Shaped Early America?

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Just imagine if you didn’t have the type of cars that we have today. What would you do? You wouldn’t be able to drive as fast or as far, and gas would be more expensive. One of Henry’s great quotes was, “Vision without execution is just hallucination.” I believe that Henry Ford helped to shape early America. Henry Ford was born on July 30, 1863 on his parents farm. His parents were Mary and William Ford. At the age of sixteen Ford was tired of farm work and became an apprentice for a machinist. Later Henry would work on more machines and steam engines. Henry Ford, in his early life, looked like someone who would make cars. In his early marriage Henry opened a sawmill to support his family and son. Many people know Thomas Edison, the great inventor of the light bulb, but did you know that Henry Ford worked for him? At first he was just an engineer for Thomas, but Thomas had his eye on the young Ford. In 1893 Ford was promoted to chief engineer for Edison’s Illuminating Company. This was a very high role, it basically meant that he was in charge of production and invention. While Henry was working with Edison he was working on a horseless carriage (or…show more content…
One of Ford’s greatest accomplishments was that he brought the assembly line to car production. This accomplishment revolutionised the way cars are made and how expensive they are. Ford was so good Thomas Edison even admired him. Henry had many great achievements, so many that I can’t name them all. Henry Ford was a very great man who innovated car production. He had many life achievements that were completed and he was looked upon by many people. His legacy is so great it lives to today as one of the best car manufacturing company. Ford believes that people should keep trying harder to achieve their life goals like Henry did. Henry believes “Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again; this time more intelligently” and I believe this
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