Some Federalists were against the war. And, as the war dragged onk, they were very upset as the blockade had hurt the new Englad trade very much. As a result, Federalists met in Hartfort, Connecticut to discuss the problems. Some of them suggested that the New Englad states should withdraw from the United States. But, as they heard that the peace treaty had been signed and the war was over, the Hartford Convention quickly ended.