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the government should only exercise those powers that were intended by the Framers of the Constitution
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Was Thomas Jefferson a strict constructionists or a liberal constructionists?

He was a strict constructionist. In fact, one of the famous ironies of his presidency was that despite being a strict constructionist, he made the Louisiana Purchase, which wa

What did the Strict Constructionists believe?

A strict constructionist believes that the government should only exercise those powers that were intended by the farmers of the constitution that are allocated.

What is the difference between strict and loose constructionists?

To answer your question, let me use the American Constitution as an example. Thomas Jefferson believed in a strict construction of the Constitution; that means, he believed

What is strict constructionist?

  A strict constructionist is One who argues a narrow interpretation of the constitutionals provisions, in particular those granting powers to the Federal Government. A

What is the difference between strict constructionists and loose constructionists?

Strict Constructionists believe a narrow, strict and literal  interpretation of the express language of the Constitution is  proper. This judicial philosophy requires a cour

Is President Obama a strict constructionist?

No, he is not. Strict constructionalists only want the Constitution interpreted as it was written, and many scholars and judges who agree with that view tend to espouse a very