Britain and France were fighting a war that was blocking trade for the USA. Britain and France tried to block each other from trading with the USA to make them choose a side and help France or Britain win the war.
The embargo act
Lets win this.
The British needed new sailors for their navy, because the British sailors left the navy because of terrible living conditions. The British searched American boats for British deserters, and ended up taking Americans along with British people.
We are done with this treaty!
British people tried to search an American ship but the captain wouldn't let them. The British then open fired and killed three crew members.
American ships were stuck in their harbor because the Americans didn't want to be involved in trade with either country.
The Native Americans broke a peace treaty with the USA, and the Native Americans renewed their contract with the British,
The war hawks supported increases in the military. Also, war hawks from the west wanted the fertile forests of southern Canada. The war hawks also wanted to expand the nations powers.