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He felt that it gave the government too much power. George Mason also opposed slavery and the constitution did not state anything against slavery in the US.

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Mason felt the Constitution created neither a wise nor just form of government, and decided to not sign it. George Mason is considered one of the Founding Fathers of the United States, and was one of the delegates from Virginia.

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because he is scared of overpowering government

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He opposed slavery and it allowed it and he was was afraid it gave the government too much power

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