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Changes in America. Late 1800s versus the 1900s. There were many changes in transportation as America entered the 1900s (the 20 th Century) Henry Ford developed the Assembly Line. That helped to improve transportation by making the automobile more affordable. Transportation.

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changes in america

Changes in America

Late 1800s versus the 1900s

transportation
There were many changes in transportation as America entered the 1900s (the 20th Century)

Henry Ford developed the Assembly Line.

That helped to improve transportation by making the automobile more affordable.

Transportation
what were the results of improved transportation
Greater mobility

it was easier to go places.

Creation of jobs

it takes people to build cars and the things cars need.

Growth of transportation related industries.

like oil, road construction, steel, automobile

Movement to the suburbs.

People could afford the cars, so now they could live farther from work and other things they needed.

What were the results of improved Transportation?
what other advances in transportation were made during this time
The Airplane

The Wright Brothers are considered to be the first in flight.

What other advances in transportation were made during this time?
communications
Increased availability of the telephone.

Development of the Radio.

Guglielmo Marconi was the first to send wireless signals.

First the Radio, then Broadcast Radio.

David Sarnoff develops broadcast radio.

Communications
  • Development of Movies.
    • Movies begin to be used as entertainment
ways electrification changed life
Labor saving devices.

Washing machine

Electric stoves

Water pumps

Electric lights

People could do more at night with lights.

Entertainment

radio

Ways electrification changed life
people you gotta know
People You Gotta Know
  • Henry Ford

Developed the

assembly line.

  • Wright Brothers

First in flight.

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People You Gotta Know
  • Guglielmo Marconi

Was the first to

send wireless

signals.

  • David Sarnoff

Developed broadcast

radio

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Electric Stove

Wood Stove

what good was a water pump
What Good Was A Water Pump?

Without the water pump

With the water pump

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How many things can you think of that are different between the

Late 19th century and the early part of the 20th century?

How many things can you think of that are different between the

Late 20th century and the early part of the 21st century?

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