Survey of the formative years of the United States, starting just prior to the American Revolution and ending with the inauguration of Andrew Jackson in 1829. Presents 671 alphabetically-arranged entries focusing on the major political markers and milestones, as well as the art, music, literature and daily life of the period. Paul Finkelman, ed. Charles Scribner's Sons. 3 vols. Available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).