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government ownership of railroads.

University of Oklahoma. University extension division. Dept. of public discussion and debate.

government ownership of railroads.

by University of Oklahoma. University extension division. Dept. of public discussion and debate.

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Published by The University in Norman, Okl .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads and state.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesBulletin of the University of Oklahoma., New ser. no. 86., University extension ser., no. 21
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE1081 .O5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination113 p.
    Number of Pages113
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6581915M
    LC Control Number15024762
    OCLC/WorldCa3817861

    In most other European countries, railroads date from about the middle of the 19th cent. and came increasingly under government ownership and operation. In Russia and other countries that were once part of it and the Soviet Union, railroad construction, also begun in the midth cent., received a great stimulus following the revolution. The Populist platform called for government ownership of the railroads and the telephone and telegraph networks. It also demanded the free coinage of silver, an end to private script, a graduated income tax, direct election of senators, additional government and railroad-owned land being made available to homesteaders, and the implementation of.

    Government ownership in Sweden is limited primarily to railroads, mineral resources, a public bank, and liquor and tobacco operations. The government is also heavily involved in providing services such as medical care, child care, and transportation. A railroad that would cross the continent and connect the East to the West. Treaty of Fort Laramie. The first major agreement between the US Government and Plain Indians - Miners and settlers were increasing in numbers and the US government wanted the Indian's land.

    RAILROAD RIGHTS-OF-WAY. AND THE MYTH OF CONGRESS’S “ SHIFT” DARWIN P. ROBERTS * Beginning in the s, the United States government granted railroads thousands of miles of rights-of-way across the public lands. In , Congress began to further subsid-ize the construction of certain railroads by granting them. The First Transcontinental Railroad in the U.S. was built across North America in the s, linking the railroad network of the eastern U.S. with California on the Pacific coast. Finished on at the Golden spike event at Promontory Summit, Utah, it created a nationwide mechanized transportation network that revolutionized the population and economy of the Freight: trillion tkm.


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