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How Automobiles Changed the Twenties


Colleen Wade

on 6 June 2010

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Transcript of How Automobiles Changed the Twenties

Automobiles in the RoaringTwenties! 1800's 1920's Automobiles played a very important role in the changing economy of the United States. They were very useful not only in providing people with transportation, but also created many jobs. The increased amounts of roads caused the development of motels, as well as road-side restaurants. It also increased the development of: steel, gasoline, glass, and rubber. How do you think that the automobile affected the economy? Economic Effects rubber
fast food restaurants
suburban living The Importance of Cars today Provides many jobs
Makes every-day tasks easier
Allows us to travel long distances
Makes it easier to reconnect with family and friends
Creates a whole new realm of interest
BIbliography "America on the Move | Home Page." National Museum of American History. Web. 18 Feb. 2010. <http://www.americanhistory.si.edu/onthemove/>. "Showroom of Automotive History: The Model T." The Henry Ford: America's Greatest History Attraction Home Page. Web. 18 Feb. 2010. <http://www.thehenryford.org/exhibits/showroom/1908/model.t.html>. Political Effect Ford for Senator
LOSER Steam to Gas "You can paint it [Model T] any color, so long as it's black" New Methods of Production Ford Built Planes and Tractors New Industries Develop Metal Factory Less Work, More Money! Key Facts Automobiles in the Roaring Twenties By: Zach Wade, Rushi Challa, Chris Liu Review Quiz!!! Q.1)Name 3 jobs that the development of automobiles created Q.2)How do the cars of today compare to the cars of the twenties? Q.3)What is Henry Ford famous for (other than cars)? restaurants, steel, roads, glass, car production assembly line ..you tell us...
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