Asked • 05/08/19

When was the last time there were border controls, customs, or border patrols inside what is now the contiguous US?

Reading about the complexities of Europe has made me wonder about when American (internal) borders were less porous. Also, were the borders between the 13 colonies completely open? Or did they at least have had customs houses to collect trade tariffs?

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Timothy A. answered • 05/18/19

It's all about those who came before you and knowing your geography

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