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1913 is a year in the 20th century. It is the fourth year in the decade of the 1910s.

Known Events[]

  • Henry Ford first uses assembly lines to build his Model T cars.[1][2]
  • The 16th Amendment is ratified.[3]

Where in Time is Carmen Sandiego?[]

In Episode 29, the TimeNet Street Entertainers discuss assembly lines being used to build cars at Highland Park, Michigan, in 1913, while they themselves are building a toy car. The Time Pilots figure out that their clues pertain to Henry Ford.

In Episode 34, the Time Pilots meet a man driving a Model T Ford car. He is happy because Ford's assembly lines are making automobiles more affordable for the common man (including himself).

In Episode 48, Jacqueline Hyde reports to Carmen about the 16th Amendment, which legalized federal income tax. It was ratified during a time when people actually wanted to be taxed, a time right before World War I. The Time Pilots, having listened in on her clues, then travel to the year 1913.

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