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(initial capital letters) U.S. History. any of the congressmen from the South and West, led by Henry Clay and John Calhoun, who wanted war against Britain in the period leading up to the War of 1812.
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War hawk - Wikipedia


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 ...

War Hawks - United States History


The role of War Hawks in the history of the United States of America.

SparkNotes: The War of 1812 (1809-1815): The "War Hawks"


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 suggests, ...

War Hawks - The War of 1812 in the Collections of the Lilly Library


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 James ...

War Hawk | United States history | Britannica.com


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 ...

War Hawks - Social Studies for Kids


... 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: Another American Victory Part 3: The War Hawks ...


The War of 1812 has often been called the Revolutionary War Part II. And in many ways, it was just that.

War Hawk: A Tucker Wayne Novel - James Rollins


Former Army Ranger Tucker Wayne and his war dog Kane are thrust into a global conspiracy that threatens to shake the foundations of American democracy in ...