A war hawk, or simply hawk, is a term used in politics for someone favoring war in
a debate over whether to go to war, or whether to continue or escalate an ...
Jul 20, 1998 ... War Hawk, in U.S. history, any of the expansionists primarily composed of young
Southerners and Westerners elected to the U.S. Congress in ...
The role of War Hawks in the history of the United States of America.
Though the War of 1812 was dubbed “Mr. Madison's War,” his role in the
prosecution of the war was relatively ineffectual. Elected in 1808, President
Yet a new faction within the party appeared, a powerful bloc of younger
congressmen who quickly became known as the War Hawks. As their name
... to protect the interests of America. The leader of the War Hawks was Henry
Clay, who was Speaker of the House in the months leading up to the War of 1812
The War of 1812 has often been called the Revolutionary War Part II. And in
many ways, it was just that.
As commander-in-chief, there's no reason to believe Hillary would be any less a
hawk than she was as the senator who backed George W. Bush's war in Iraq, ...
... began calling for more decisive and aggressive measures. Known as the “War
Hawks,” they were mostly young politicians from hailing from the West and South.
The War Hawks were a group of Jeffersonian Republican politicians who
advocated declaring war on Great Britain in the first decade of the 19th century.