Timelines
Commerce Clause

  • 1787
    U.S. Constitution Ratified

  • 1824
    Gibbons v. Ogden

  • 1852
    Cooley v. Board of Wardens

  • 1870
    The Daniel Ball

  • 1887
    Interstate Commerce Act of 1887

  • 1890
    Sherman Antitrust Act

  • 1895
    United States v. E.C. Knight Co.

  • 1903
    Elkins Act

  • 1904
    Northern Securities Co. v. United States

  • 1905
    Swift & Co. v. United States

  • 1914
    The Federal Trade Commission Act

  • 1916
    Adamson Act

  • 1918
    Hammer v. Dagenhart

  • 1933
    Agricultural Adjustment Act

  • 1935
    Baldwin v. G.A.F. Seelig Inc.

  • 1936
    Carter v. Carter Coal Co.

  • 1937
    National Labor Relations Board v. Jones & Laughlin Steel Corp.

  • 1938
    South Carolina State Highway Department v. Barnwell Brothers Inc.

  • 1941
    United States v. Darby Lumber Co.

  • 1942
    Wickard v. Filburn

  • 1949
    H.P. Hood & Sons Inc. v. Du Mond

  • 1964
    Heart of Atlanta Motel v. United States

  • 1978
    Hicklin v. Orbeck

  • 1995
    United States v. Lopez

  • 1999
    United States v. Morrison

  • 2004
    Gonzales v. Raich

  • 2009
    Montana Firearms Freedom Act

  • 2012
    National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius