Founders and the Constitution
George Mason (1725-1792)
One 45-minute class period.
In this lesson, students will study the life of George Mason. They will learn about Mason’s views on rights, his objections to the Constitution, and his devotion to personal liberty and states’ rights.
Freedom of Religion
The freedom to exercise one's own religious beliefs without interference from the government is essential to the existence of a free society.
Except where authorized by citizens through the Constitution, the government does not have the authority to limit freedom.