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...
He was a strict constructionist. He viewed interpretted the Constituion narrowly.
Strict constructionist were also called antiFederalists.
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
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 ...
Mar 9, 2009 ... Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson were the most prominent
representatives of two contrary ... Jefferson was a strict constructionist.
Strict constructionists seek to understand and apply the original meaning of the ...
A portrait of Thomas Jefferson, an early champion of strict constructionism. × ...
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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 ...
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 ...
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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.
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 ...