Bell Ringers

Bell Ringer: The Sherman Anti-Trust Act

The Sherman Anti-Trust Act and the Commerce Clause

Historian Charles Calhoun talked about Benjamin Harrison and his role in getting the Sherman Anti-Trust Act passed.

Description

Historian Charles Calhoun talked about Benjamin Harrison and his role in getting the Sherman Anti-Trust Act passed.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • What is meant by a trust?
  • What was going on economically in the 1880s with business that led to the Sherman Anti-Trust Act?
  • Why was the interstate commerce clause used to regulate trusts at this time?
  • What did the Sherman Anti-Trust Act do?

Additional Resources

Participants

    Vocabulary

    • Benjamin Harrison
    • Regulation
    • Sherman Anti-trust Act
    • Standard Oil
    • Trust

    Topics

    U.S. History