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Regional Demands for Adjustment of Rate
Complaints of Discrimination in West and South
Political battle cries that rang- through the upper Mississippi Valley 70 years ago—“Down with Railroad Monopoly,” “Down with Discriminatory Freight Rates”—-have been revived this year in the Far West and the Deep South. Public regulation of railroad rates, first by the states and later by the national government, was a direct result of the Granger movement of the 1870's. The present movement may have ...