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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Mason

George Mason was a Virginia planter and politician, and a delegate to the U.S. Constitutional ... He also wrote a constitution for the state; Thomas Jefferson and others sought ... Mason was named one of his state's delegates to the Constitutional ... He cited the lack of a bill of rights most prominently in his Objections, but also ...

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This Virginia delegate was one of the most powerful influences on the writing of the ... How did the Virginia declaration of rights influence the United States bill of  ...

courses.lumenlearning.com/boundless-ushistory/chapter/ratification-and-the-bill-of-rights

Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay wrote a series of essays popularly ... These included Virginia's elector, the Anti-Federalist Patrick Henry. ... After the Constitution was ratified, most delegates of the 1st United States ... groups in America in 1787, to prevent one religion from having too much influence.

www.ushistory.org/gov/2d.asp

By working to get the Bill of Rights passed, James Madison continued his support ... Who Should Rule, Thought that elites were most fit to govern, Believed that ordinary ... Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay wrote compelling ... The states ratified all but two of them — one to authorize the enlargement of the  ...

www.loc.gov/exhibits/jefferson/jeffdec.html

Instructions to Virginia's Delegates to the first Continental Congress written by ... the Declaration of Independence, the Virginia Constitution, and the Bill of Rights. ... Jefferson's drafts are not only important for their influence on the Virginia ... This image is considered one of the most realistic renditions of this historical event.

www.billofrightsinstitute.org/educate/educator-resources/founders/patrick-henry

By the 1770s, Henry had emerged as one of the most radical leaders of the ... He then served in the Virginia House of Delegates from 1780 to 1784. ... as he feared that the meeting was a plot by the powerful to construct a strong central ...

www.constitutionfacts.com/us-founding-fathers/about-the-founding-fathers

His health failing, Washington begged out of the presidency after one term. ... Madison, “the Father of the Constitution”—the most important legal document in ... Other Accomplishments: Wrote the Declaration of Independence, served as .... Other Accomplishments: Helped create the Virginia Bill of Rights and Virginia ...

www.sparknotes.com/history/american/constitution/terms.html

A Virginia Federalist who advocated for the ratification of the Constitution, ... and together they provoked the Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions, written the same ... The promise of a Bill of Rights helped convince many Anti-Federalists to ratify the ... Congress with one chamber of delegates assigned based on population ( the ...

teachingamericanhistory.org/static/convention/delegates/mason.html

Prior Political Experience: Author of Virginia Bill of Rights, State Lower House of ... the company's rights in 1773, Mason, the company's treasurer, wrote his first ... At Philadelphia in 1787 Mason was one of the five most frequent speakers at the ... He exerted great influence, but during the last two weeks of the convention he  ...