Regulatory Agencies and Commissions of the Federal Government
The Interstate Commerce Commission (or ICC) was created
by the Interstate
Commerce Act of 1887. It was the first regulatory body in the United
The ICC served as a model for later regulatory efforts.
As time passed its role extended far beyond regulating railroads.
Today there are approximately 1000 government regulatory
agencies. They impact every aspect of citizens lives.
What part of the U. S. Constitution gives Congress the power to regulate commerce?
Extra challenge: Does your state government have a similar agency?
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