By Alexander R. Thomas
"Examines the results of globalization on 3 ny groups - Utica, Cooperstown, and Hartwick."
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For the early 1800s, many of the residents were rooted in New England Yankee An American Story 23 customs and traditions. When the potato blight hit Ireland in the 1840s, thousands of Irish found their way to Utica’s west side by the Erie and Chenango Canals during the following decades. 6 Ellis and Preston (1982) summed up nicely: If one adds the children of foreign born in this country, one finds that upward of two out of three residents had close foreign ties. In this city of immigrants one would hear Irish brogues near the locks, the lilt of Welsh voices in song, and the guttural tones of Germans in shops and stores.
This dynamic had been established by 1850. Utica grew slowly compared to many other cities. In 1830 and 1840, Utica was the twenty-ninth largest city in the United States. In 1840, the city was larger than Detroit, Cleveland, and Chicago. One hundred years later, Utica was ranked ninety-second and was best compared to Charlotte, North Carolina, Peoria, Illinois, and Little Rock, Arkansas. In 1950, Utica had fallen off the list of the one hundred largest cities in the country (Gibson 1998). By the end of the nineteenth century, Utica was an industrial city dominated by textile mills and populated by immigrants from throughout the world.
It is not surprising that policies at the time were aimed at dislocating the Iroquois from their ancestral homelands. The threat of European encroachment on Iroquois lands was a tense issue for decades before the American Revolution, even being commented upon in the 1768 Treaty of Fort Stanwix, which placed the western boundary of New York at the Unadilla River in Otsego County. The treaty stated that its purpose was to prevent those Intrusions and Encroachments of which we had so Long and Loudly Complained and to put a stop to the many fraudulent advantages which had so often taken us in Land affairs.