The first car and first TV set came about In the 1950s. These two ideas expanded the concept of freedom. People would normally walk or use a horse-cabby to get around before the car. Now they have a car in order to get to their destination faster. The first car to come about was the Ford. The first TV Set came about as well during the 1950s. It replaced newspapers as the most informative about different events because it was easier to watch and listen opposed to reading. TV became the nations leading leisure activity. Both these ideas expanded the concept of freedom.