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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 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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A strict constructionist is One who argues a narrow interpretation of the constitutionals provisions, in particular those granting powers to the Federal Government. Also: A… strict constructionist believes that the government should only exercise those powers that were intended by the Framers of the Constitution of the United States.
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once put into power they became more lenient with their constructionist values, but generally speaking---yes he was
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its so very differnent. Both knew that the US needed a constitution.
Yeah, and he still is... He actually published a theory on it
Thomas Jefferson did loose constructionist like things, But Thomas was a strict constructionist.
As a strict constructionist what did President Thomas Jefferson question the constitutional right to?
Thomas Jefferson questioned the right to buy the Louisiana Purchase .
he was either strict or liberal
Both parties agreed that the interpretation of the necessary andproper clause to government shall remain open and amended whennecessary.
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 …all the others, against Alexander Hamilton who was the opposite of him and was a loose constructionist and lead that party.
Liberal constructionist a broad construction of the powers given to congress. as to strict constructionist they wanted states to keep as much power as possible.
He was a strict constructionist. He viewed interpretted the Constituion narrowly. Strict constructionist were also called antiFederalists.
he was a Liberal constructionist, i believe
A Strict constructionist is always fighting agains the civilliberals and rights. The term Liberal Constructionist refers topersons who believe in a variety meanings for differ…ent parts ofthe constitution. They do so by arguing for different meanings onconstitutional representations.
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