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Plymouth & The Great Depression

Plymouth & The Great Depression

The history of the automobile industry is intertwined with the history of our country from the period just preceding the turn of the 20th century onward.

Motor vehicles started to become more of a reality and less of a dream during the end of the 1800s, and automobile ownership was brought within reach of ordinary Americans with the introduction of the Ford Model T in 1908.

During the earlier days of automotive manufacturing there were a couple of events that had a big impact on the evolution of the industry.