The Sherman Antitrust Act outlawed any combination of companies that restrained interstate trade or commerce. The law that was passed in 1890 to limit the amount of control a business could have over an industry. It proved to be inefficient against trusts for nearly 15 years. It was made because Americans feared that trust were limiting competition.

Sherman Antitrust Act
The Sherman Antitrust Act was formed by John Sherman, a colleague of Rockefeller.
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