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Was Thomas Jefferson a strict constructionists or a liberal constructionists?

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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 was an act opposed by other strict constructionists who did not believe that the U.S. government had the power to take such an action.
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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

Was Thomas Jefferson a strict or loose constructionist?

He was a strict constructionist but during one of his terms he did a lot of loose constructionist thing, like buying Louisiana. But he is a strict constructionist and he lead