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How did the Gibbons v. Ogden case change history?

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April 02, 2011 10:59PM

The case changed history by giving defined borders for implied powers in the Constitution. Gibbons v. Ogden specifically invoked the Interstate Commerce Clause for the first time.

Case Citation:

Gibbons v. Ogden, 22 US 1 (1824)