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By Robert H. von Hasseln,Gerald R. Snyder

ISBN-10: 0738572535

ISBN-13: 9780738572536

within the 1700s, Amsterdam used to be only a small buying and selling village in upstate manhattan. using its more desirable situation astride severe waterways, the village grew in the course of the westward growth of the early 1800s to develop into an business powerhouse. through the 20 th century, Amsterdam had turn into America's finest rug-making middle, nicknamed the "Carpet City," and the 7th greatest urban in ny. Waves of Dutch, German, Irish, Italian, and jap eu immigrants have been attracted to town for paintings. a few grew to become mill employees whereas others turned millionaires. The classic postcards in Amsterdam inform the tale of an American dream created, misplaced, and nonetheless pursued on what used to be America's frontier.

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