By: Laura Meyers
1. “As nations can not be rewarded or punished in the next world they must be in this.”
George Mason was a politician for the people, and praised the decentralization of the federal government in order to keep the feds in check and accountable, as he emphasizes above. Mason foresaw such a future in which the people would be forced to bend for the government, and therefore played a major role in the adoption of the Bill of Rights as an addendum to the Constitution in order to ensure accountability.