George Mason was born into a wealthy family in Fairfax, VA.
He was well educated in law.
George Mason was appointed to political positions.
He believed in the rights of individuals.
George Mason signed the Declaration of Independence.
He helped write the U.S. Constitution.
George Mason insisted on adding the Bill of Rights to the Constitution.
He believed in democracy.
Page created June, 2003. Anne Pemberton. Updated Mon, Feb 6, 2012. AP.