The second chapter analyzes the "birth" of the corporation as something recognized and protected by U.S. law. How and why did the nature of the corporate form, and its stated legal purpose, change over time?
1712�coal production, all about productivity, dawn of the industrial age. Now there are more gizmos per man hour, same system, products. They could not own anything else Started wanting constraints to be removed, 14th amendment gave black men freedom, corporations said well we are a person; Supreme Court went along with it. 14th amendment was to protect newly freed slaves, 200 cases for corporations, 19 for African Americans. Judges applied the rights to capital and property while stripping them from people.