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Strict constructionism

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In the United States, strict constructionism refers to a particular legal philosophy of judicial ... Strict construction requires a judge to apply the text only as it is written. ... "strict co...

Was Thomas Jefferson a strict constructionist or a liberal ...

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He was a strict constructionist. He viewed interpretted the Constituion narrowly. Strict constructionist were also called antiFederalists.

Flip-Flopper Thomas Jefferson: From State's Rights to Federalism ...

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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 the ...

Thomas Jefferson - Social Studies Help

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Thomas Jefferson is often considered a great President. ... He was a strict constructionist - he favored a literal interpretation of the Constitution. 3. He wanted a ...

Jefferson v. Hamilton, federal powers, and the Marshall Court | Fear ...

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Mar 9, 2009 ... Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson were the most prominent representatives of two contrary ... Jefferson was a strict constructionist.

Strict Constructionism: Definition, Beliefs & Examples | Study.com

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Strict constructionists seek to understand and apply the original meaning of the ... A portrait of Thomas Jefferson, an early champion of strict constructionism. × ...

Chapter 11: Powers of Congress Section 3 - Fairview School District

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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 ...

Ch. 11 - Mesa Public Schools

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Strict Constructionist (originalist)– believe that Congress should only have the expressed ... Believe that individual liberty is most important; First SC was Thomas Jefferson ... Liberal Constructionist (living constitution) – believed that we should ...

Lecture Notes - Powers of Congress

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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.

Strict Constructionism Definition, Examples, Cases, Processes

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In other words, under strict constructionist principles, judges would not be allowed ... example of strict constructionism is found in Thomas Jefferson's opposition to ... broad constructionism, also referred to as “liberal constructionism ,” and strict ...

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Strict Constructionism vs. Broad Constructionism - Shmoop

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One faction, the strict constructionists, was led by Thomas Jefferson. ... only a liberal interpretation of the Necessary and Proper Clause would allow Hamilton's  ...

Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson

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Jefferson's view of human nature was much more hopeful than Hamilton's. ... To keep the national government small, they insisted on a strict construction, ...

VPR: Strict construction

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Jan 12, 2006 ... Strict construction ... who see it as a necessary antidote to overly broad rulings by overly liberal judges. ... like Thomas Jefferson, to change their minds. Jefferson defined the concept of strict construction in a debate with ...