a national park in the NW central US, mostly in NW Wyoming: the oldest and largest national park in the US, containing unusual geological formations and geysers
Anthractitic Coal Mine strike
a strike by the United Mine Workers of America in the anthracite coal fields of eastern Pennsylvania . Striking miners demanded higher wages, shorter workdays, and union recognition.
US vs Northern Securities
The court ruled 5 to 4 against the stock holders of the Great Northern and Northern Pacific railroad companies
novel written by the American journalist and novelist Upton Sinclair (1878–1968). Sinclair wrote the novel to portray the harsh conditions and exploited lives of immigrants in the United States in Chicago and similar industrialized cities.
Meat Inspection Act
a US congress act, that works to prevent adultered or misbranded meat and meat products from being sold as food and to ensure that meat and meat products are slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions
Pure food and Drug act
to remove harmful and misrepresented foods and drugs from the market and regulate the manufacture and sale of drugs and food involved in interstate trade.
United States federal law that gave the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) the power to set maximum railroad rates and extend its jurisdiction. This led to the discontinuation of free passes to loyal shippers.
United States federal law that amended the Interstate Commerce Act of 1887. The Act authorized the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) to impose heavy fines on railroads that offered rebates, and upon the shippers that accepted these rebates.