George Mason Documents and Quotations

“The eyes of the United States are turned upon this assembly, and their expectations raised to a very anxious degree. May God grant, we may be able to gratify them, by establishing a wise and just government.”

– George Mason to George Mason, Jr. (June 1, 1787)

George Mason committed much of his energy and time to creating a government that avoided tyranny and corruption and allowed its citizens to have happy, safe lives. Explore the following pages to read more of his words and to learn more about Mason.