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.
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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.
One who advocates a narrow interpretation of the constitutions provisions, in particular thoses granting power to government.
once put into power they became more lenient with their constructionist values, but generally speaking---yes he was
a strict constructionist
the government should only exercise those powers that were intended by the Framers of the 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.
No Alexander Hamilton was not a strict constructionist. He was a man who changed the constitution a little bit to please him.
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.
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Strict Constructionists believe a narrow, strict and literalinterpretation of the express language of the Constitution isproper. This judicial philosophy requires a court to a…pply theexact written text of the law or regulation to the issue before thecourt. Otherwise known as "plain meaning," the court must apply thestatute as written; there must be no interpretation or drawinginferences. The problem with the Strict Construction philosophy is that itsadherents refuse to address ambiguity in language, or that themeaning of words can change over the years. And, if the traditionalmeaning was applied by a court, would current citizens understandthe court's decision. Example: Take the word "appeasement." Priorto WWII, appeasement was another word for "negotiation." Today, itmeans cowardly yielding to a bulling opponent. If "appeasement" waswritten into the Constitution or statute, if a StrictConstructionist used the pre-WWII interpretation of the word, wouldcontemporary readers understand the court's intent? Loose Constructionists believe the opposite; the literal languageof the Constitution or statutes must be interpreted in light ofcontemporary society, social conduct and common understanding oflanguage. As Justice Marshall wrote in M cCulloch , "Soundconstruction of the Constitution must allow to the nationallegislature that discretion with respect to the means by which thepowers it confers are to be carried into execution which willenable that body to perform the high duties assigned to it in themanner most beneficial to the people. Let the end be legitimate,let it be within the scope of the Constitution, and all means whichare appropriate, which are plainly adapted to that end, which arenot prohibited, but consistent with the letter and spirit of theConstitution, are constitutional." McCulloch v. Maryland , 17 US 316 (S.Ct. 1819-03-06) Complicating this philosophical debate is that each side has neveradhered strictly to their own principles. Jefferson, the hero ofStrict Constructionists, often took a Loose Constructionistapproach while President. Hamilton, hero to the LooseConstructionists, often argued for strict application of theConstitution in certain situations. Last, do not confuse Strict Construction with Originalism.Originalism (the term came into usage in the 1980's) is aphilosophy based on the principle that courts are merely to upholdthe law, not interpret, "create" or amend laws. The latter powersare, under Originalism, reserved strictly for the legislativebranch.
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…s an act opposed by other strict constructionists who did not believe that the U.S. government had the power to take such an action.
He was a strict constructionist. He viewed interpretted the Constituion narrowly. Strict constructionist were also called antiFederalists.
In Barack Obama
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… conservative judicial philosophy. Mr. Obama, while a former professor of constitutional law, is more of a judicial moderate: he seems to believe that the law evolves and thus, the constitution can be adapted to changing circumstances.
In US Congress
Strict constitutionalists want Congress to pass only laws governingthose items specifically written in the Constitution. Basically,the right to have a military and collect tax…es to pay for it.
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In US Congress
Strict constructionists want Congress to use only expressed powers.