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By Robert H. von Hasseln,Gerald R. Snyder

within the 1700s, Amsterdam was once only a small buying and selling village in upstate ny. using its enhanced position astride serious waterways, the village grew in the course of the westward growth of the early 1800s to develop into an business powerhouse. via the 20 th century, Amsterdam had develop into America's premier rug-making heart, nicknamed the "Carpet City," and the 7th biggest urban in big apple. Waves of Dutch, German, Irish, Italian, and japanese ecu immigrants have been interested in town for paintings. a few grew to become mill staff whereas others grew to become 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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