He was a strict constructionist. He viewed interpretted the Constituion narrowly.
Strict constructionist were also called antiFederalists.
Thomas Jefferson believed in a strict construction of the Constitution. He believed
people should follow exactly what was stated and allowed in the document.
Throughout his early political career, Thomas Jefferson had always been a ...
strong opposition to federal power and his firm belief in a “strict construction” of
A strict constructionist attempts to interpret the law based on the words of the law
itself, while a loose constructionist applies a more liberal reading to the text. ...
Opponents to this plan, such as Thomas Jefferson and James Madison, argued ...
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lawmaking. 2. Compare the strict construction and liberal construction positions
on the .... Strict constructionists such as Thomas Jefferson wanted to protect the ...
Aug 7, 2015 ... Alexander Hamilton led the forces that favored a broad or liberal interpretation of
... while Thomas Jefferson was the champion of those who called for a strict or .....
This is not a harmless effect of Jefferson's strict construction.
Mar 9, 2009 ... Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson were the most prominent
representatives of two contrary ... Jefferson was a strict constructionist.
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THOMAS JEFFERSON was the original strict constructionist. He would likely say
that ... Liberal Constructionists Elastic Clause more power for national govt.
Jul 20, 2010 ... Jefferson failed to appoint a states' rights Republican to the ... he made it clear
that he supported strict construction, original intent ... The Federalists, after all,
were the party of active government and liberal construction of the Constitution.
..... Thomas Todd, whom Jefferson appointed to fill a newly crea...
Sep 22, 2015 ... You could write a book on this, and many people have. To me the most
interesting ... Thomas Jefferson, the prototypical liberal, took positions that would
... and Alexander Hamilton differ on strict and loose construction in the ...