Commerce power

Congress has the power to regulate the channels and instrumentalities of interstate commerce.  Channels refers to the highways, waterways, and air traffic of the country.  Instrumentalities refers to cars, trucks, ships, and airplanes. Congress also has power to regulate activities that have a substantial effect on interstate commerce. 

See [[wex:Congressional_power|congressional power]].

See [[wex:Commerce_clause|commerce clause]].

 

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