U. S. Government/Transportation

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Henry Ford1: His use of the assembly line2 made automobiles more affordable for everyone.

Results of improved transportation[edit]

Automobile

Growth of transportation - related industries

  • Road3 construction
  • Oil
  • Steel
  • Automobile4

Creation of Jobs - more people were needed to work in factories5 and transportation6 related industries7.

Greater Mobility8 - it was easier for people to travel from one place to another.

Movement to Suburban Areas9 (outside of the cities).

Airplanes[edit]

First flight of the Wright Flyer I

The Wright Brothers10 invented the first airplane at Kitty Hawk, NC in 1903.

See also[edit]