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  1. Railroad Regulation BY : Cassandra Moree ,Danielle Enloe,NurjahnTelfer

  2. Causes of the Movement • Unfairness in the business of rates and farm shipping • Example: Rockefeller gets low rates while others who are starting get high rates

  3. Goals • Get fairness among all business and farming transportations • to make reasonable rates for transportation

  4. Reforms (Acts, Laws, etc.) • Hepburn Act • gave strong enforcement laws • Regulate railroad rates • Essential to both legislative and judicial • Interstate Commerce Act • Made the rates reasonable • Transportation Act of 1920 • Control of railroads to cooperate owners as of March, 1920

  5. People associated • President Roosevelt • Used position to his long goal set regulation of R.R* • Won passing of 1906 of Hepburn Act • William Peters Hepburn • Supported the Hepburn Act • Was part of making reasonable rates

  6. People associated cont. • William G. McAdoo • Director of railroads (general) • Want the government to operate the railroads for 5 more years

  7. Groups associated • ICC: • Regions where the competition was dominated • Took advantage of its monopoly • Reduced rates in certain areas but raised in others

  8. Impact • Transportation Act of 1920 • Is still intact to this day • Canadian National • Entertainment • Beginning of radio stations today

  9. Citations • Hepburn Act." Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History. Ed. Thomas Carson and Mary Bonk. Detroit: Gale, 1999. U.S. History in Context. Web. 6 Oct. 2014 • Jaycox, Faith. The Progressive Era. New York: Facts On File, 2005. Print. • Joy, Mark S. "Railroads." The Twenties in America. Ed. Rollyson Carl. Salem Press, 2012. Salem History Web. 02 Oct. 2014. • Romero, Francine Sanders. Presidents from Theodore Roosevelt through Coolidge, 1901-1929: Debating the Issues in Pro and Con Primary Documents. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 2002. Print. • Thomas, Emory M. "Interstate Commerce Act." Great Events from History: The Nineteenth Century. Ed. Powell John. Salem Press, 2007. Salem History Web. 02 Oct. 2014.

  10. Picture Citations • https://www.boundless.com/u-s-history/textbooks/boundless-u-s-history-textbook/the-progressive-era-1890-1917-22/roosevelt-s-progressivism-171/the-square-deal-935-1243/ • https://www.cn.ca/en/about-cn/who-we-are/history/logo-evolution • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Interstate_Commerce_Commission • https://www.google.com/search?q=william+g+mcadoo&biw=1280&bih=898&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=aDQ0VO3iDJT9sASFkYDYAg&sqi=2&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAg#facrc=_&imgdii=_&imgrc=EfCFwhcvO0m5VM%253A%3B3vPWvbizkPwhAM%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Fimages.nycsubway.org%252Farticles%252Fhmhistory3.jpg%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww.nycsubway.org%252Fwiki%252FThe_Public_Be_Pleased%253A_William_Gibbs_McAdoo_and_the_Hudson_Tubes%3B418%3B544 • https://www.google.com/search?q=theodore+roosevelt&biw=1280&bih=898&stick=H4sIAAAAAAAAAGOovnz8BQMDgxoHsxCHfq6-gVFlpYUSmGWeUZmtxReQWlScnxecmZJanlhZnLlu-r9ZfLmrj-1ieJWcvPGDvdzjbwC-yGCwQwAAAA&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=2DU0VMb1JKjesASu6oC4Bw&ved=0CAYQ_AUoAQ#facrc=_&imgdii=_&imgrc=w3CS4Nm2-OFxxM%253A%3BqN_05WSY4EHZ4M%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Fcp91279.biography.com%252F1000509261001%252F1000509261001_2043776127001_Theodore-Roosevelt-Spanish-American-War.jpg%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww.biography.com%252Fpeople%252Ftheodore-roosevelt-9463424%3B768%3B432