Sherman Antitrust Act
United States 1890
The Sherman Antitrust Act of 1890 was Congress's first attempt to curb the monopolistic practices of large corporations, trusts, and other form...
Sherman Antitrust Act of 1890
The Sherman Antitrust Act of 1890, the first and most significant of the U.S. antitrust laws, outlawed trusts and prohibited "illegal" monopolies. The act a...
Following the Civil War, industrialism really took off in the United States. Before the war, the north had developed some industry but through reconstruction there was a big push to industrialize the...