The Interstate Commerce Act of 1887 is a United States federal law that was
designed to regulate the railroad industry, particularly its monopolistic practices.
Approved on February 4, 1887, the Interstate Commerce Act created an Interstate
Commerce Commission to oversee the conduct of the railroad industry.
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Provisions. and Railroad and. 34. Motor Carrier Safety 2501.
The Interstate Commerce Act (ICA) of 1887 (24 Stat. 379) targeted unfair
practices in the railroad industry by attempting to eliminate discrimination against
The Interstate Commerce Act of 1887 was made law with the support of both
major political parties and of pressure groups in all regions of the country. The
The Interstate Commerce Act / An Act To Regulate Commerce. Be it
enacted . . ., That the provisions of this act shall apply to any common carrier or ...
The Interstate Commerce Act was passed by the U.S. Congress in 1887 and
created the Interstate Commerce Commission. It was designed to address the ...
In 1887, Congress passed the Interstate Commerce Act, making the railroads the
first industry to be regulated by the federal government.
The Interstate Commerce Act was used by President Theodore Roosevelt to
regulate America's railroads.
This lesson will discuss the Interstate Commerce Act of 1887. Learn about the
history of this act's passage, its effectiveness and the purpose this...