They desired equal rights for all citizens, the abolition of monopolies and abuses, together with the maintenance of the state's independence.
The abandonment of the trading monopolies of the old Congo Free State, and the taking over of its loans put a severe strain on the resources of the colony.
It is the evident policy of the Mexican government to prevent the absorption of its railways by private monopolies, and this is effected by state ownership of a controlling share in most of the trunk lines.
Monopolies and sailed up the St Lawrence in 1603.
The government monopolies of opium and salt were then for the first time placed upon a remunerative basis.