the war hawks demand war

a group of young congressmen from the South and the West, called for war against Britain. Led by Senator John C. Calhoun of South Carolina and Henry Clay of Kentucky, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, the war hawks rallied behind their motto: “On to Canada!”

the war brings mixed results

the British won and took over Detroit, the natives joined the British for the most part and some joined the U.S., the U.S. gained Detroit back, there was no winner in this instance, just lives being taken.

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