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The Hepburn Act of 1906 allowed the Interstate Commerce Commission the ability to extend its jurisdiction. It also gave them power to maximize railroad rates.

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The authority of the Interstate Commerce Commission was strengthened

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What was Elkins Act and Hepburn Act?

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What the Direct result of the Hepburn act?

The authority of the Interstate Commerce Commission was strengthened


Was a direct result of the Hepburn Act?

The authority of the Interstate Commerce Commission was strengthened


How did Hepburn Act Change the government's role in industry?

The Hepburn act gave the government the power to set and limit shipping costs.


How did the hepburn act change the governments role industry?

The Hepburn act gave the government the power to set and limit shipping costs.


What was formed as direct result of the intolerable act?

The Klu Klux Klan


Which of these was the subject of the hepburn act of 1906?

Railroads


What was the act that set maximum railroad rates?

Hepburn


What is the Attemted Reform of the Hepburn Act?

The Hepburn Act was passed by Congress to increase the authority of the Interstate Commerce Commission over railroads and certain other types of carriers. It authorized the commission to determine and prescribe just and reasonable maximum rates, establish through routes, and prescribe and enforce uniform systems of accounts. Scholars consider the Hepburn Act the most important piece of legislation regarding railroads in the first half of the 20th century. Economists and historians debate whether it crippled the railroads, giving so much advantage to the shippers that a giant unregulated trucking industry--undreamed of in 1906--took away their business. for A+: RAILROADS~ Which of these was a direct result of the Hepburn Act? The authority of the interstate Commerce Commission was stregthened.


What was the effective railroad regulation law of 1906?

Hepburn Act of 1906


What specific industry was finally brought under effective government regulation by the Elkins Act and the Hepburn Act?

Railroads


Why did Theodore roosevelt get congress to pass the hepburn act?

to eliminate abuses by the railroads.


How did the hepburn act change the government role industry?

The act gave the government the power to set and limit shipping costs.