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Interstate commerce

Interstate commerce, in the United States, all commercial transactions that concern more than one state and relate to the national interest. The Interstate Commerce Act (1887) marked the beginning of federal government regulation of interstate commerce, specifically the railroads. The Sherman Antitrust Act (1890) was passed by Congress to control monopolies in all industries. The Federal Trade Commission (1914) protects fair and free commercial competition.

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