George mason

Learn about the influential founding father, George Mason, and his contributions to American history. Discover his role in drafting the Bill of Rights and his impact on the formation of the United States.
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Image from Wiki "I ask, sir, what is the militia? It is the whole people, except for a few public officials." George Mason, in Debates in Virginia Convention on Ratification of the Constitution, Elliot, Vol. 3, June 16, 1788. (gmu.edu) George Mason, after whom George Mason University was named, was a Virginia delegate to the Constitutional Convention of 1787. Because of his work on The Virginia Declaration of Rights in 1776, which is the basis for the U.S. Bill of Rights, he is considered by…

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