commerce clause



Provision of the United States Constitution that grants Congress the ability to regulate commerce relationships between foreign countries, states, and Indian tribes.

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  • My friend owned a business and was making a deal but the federal government used a commerce clause to set some regulations.

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  • In lieu of taking a more active role in a global conflict, the United States may utilize its commerce clause to restrict trade with a country that is behaving badly.

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  • The Commerce Clause of the United States was recently revised and now the United States can legally conduct business with the country of Cuba.

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