Posts Tagged ‘John Marshall’

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    Health Care and Commerce

    Mar 20, 12 • 264 Views • No Comments

    How to define commerce? In 1824, the U.S. Supreme Court was asked to decide if New York State could give a monopoly to a steamboat operator. In his decision, Chief Justice John Marshall rejected the narrow “buying and selling” definition of...  [read more]

  • Inventions that Fuel Economic Growth

    Health Care and Steamboats

    Jun 4, 11 • 269 Views • No Comments

    Health care and steamboats are related. The link is the Commerce Clause of the Constitution. Hoping to promote a single national economy, the framers of the Constitution said that the Congress has the power to, “regulate Commerce with foreign nations...  [read more]