This all adds up to the doves being completely correct about the whole war idea being a terrible mistake.
Even though they were partly wrong the war hawks or the people with the whole war idea, had good reasons for the war and some of the others weren’t that bad. The first reason was that the U.S. could stop the British from arming the N.A.s with weapons(i.o.). Well, this statement wasn’t 100% true at the moment if anything the war hawks kind of accused them instead of actually knowing about the N.A. gun control(i.o.). This wasn't 100% true because some merchants in the U.S. were selling these guns to the N.A.s because the merchants had to sell more products because of things like they “Embargo Act” set by president Thomas Jefferson(doc. #5). The second reason for the war hawks wanting a war would be the idea of wanting land in Canada, of course if we won possibly. Nicholas Smyth, part of House of Representative Foreign Affairs Committee, stood up for Canada in a certain way defending why