Buzzanco:Reconstruction, Western expansion and the Emergence of Industrial Capitalism

Over the next few months, we’ll be sharing Green and Red Podcast co-host and University of Houston History Prof. Bob Buzzanco‘s lectures on American History.

This first lecture discusses the aftermath of the Civil War; Reconstruction; Freedmen’s Bureau; and Sharecropping. Western expansion, Indian genocide and the Dawes Act. The emergence of Industrial Capitalism; the South as economic colony and the government’s involvement in Capitalism.

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Author: Sparki

Scott Parkin is a Senior Campaigner with Rainforest Action Network and organizes with Rising Tide North America. He has worked on a variety of campaigns around climate change, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, mountaintop removal, labor issues and anti-corporate globalization. Originally from Texas, he now lives in San Francisco.

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