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 Hawk, in U.S. history, any of the expansionists primarily composed of young
Southerners and Westerners elected to the U.S. Congress in 1810, whose ...
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
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
... 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.
The War Hawks and the War of 1812. Norman K. Risjord*. Political factions are
nebulous things. It is easy to discuss them and their ideas; it is much more difficult
(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
A faction of Congress known as the “War Hawks” had been advocating war with
Britain for several years and had not hidden their hopes that a U.S. invasion of ...