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Brian Childress American History Trochim February 23, 2011 Analytical Paper The traditional interpretation is a very simple to understand. To me it was a way for America to build their way up to get ahead in a fairly manner. The Interstate Commerce Act of 1887 was passed by Congress to help the small man (planters) when it came to railroad abuse. The Act eliminated price discrimination and “secret rebates” while making shipping rates fair. This was a great solution to Clarence Carson’s point of “curbing special interest at the expense of favoring others.” (Lecture) This Act set the foundation for the world today by creating the quasi-executive, quasi-legislative, and quasi-judicial functions. These functions are now the branches of Government that runs the United States. Separation of powers finally gave more order to come through our system instead of just bringing down reconstruction. An example of this will be on page 581. There were disputes between the east and west over which side had rights to water and the state lines that the rivers and streams crossed into. No state Government could
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