Settler Colonialism and the Second Amendment Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz DOI: https://doi.org/10.14452/MR-069-08-2018-01_2 Keywords: History, Imperialism Abstract The United States was founded as an empire on conquered land, and firearms manufacturing was one of the country's first successful modern industries. Gun proliferation and gun violence today are among its legacies.Click here to purchase a PDF version of this article at the Monthly Review website. Requires Subscription or Fee PDF (USD 3) HTML Published 2018-01-02 Issue Vol. 69, No. 8: January 2018 Section Articles Please see here for reprint requests.