This lecture talks about Corporate Liberalism, reform from the top down, the Federal Reserve Act, the Pure Food and Drug and Meat Inspection. And then the American entry into the Great War and the race for empire. He talks about the arms race and alliances, the Balkans crisis, political neutrality but economic relationships; International Law and Sub warfare. Continue reading “Buzzanco: Corporate Liberalism, the Great War and the Race for Empire”
Here’s the fourth lecture of the semester. It talks about Imperialism, Cuba, the Philippines & “The Open Door.” The Progressive Era, Reform & Muckraking; Upton Sinclair’s “The Jungle,” Child Labor & Sweatshops; The “other” progressives, and Corporate Liberalism.