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  • Birth

    John Locke is born in England
  • Locke likes the quote from Rene Descartes' Discourse

    Locke reads Rene Descartes' Discourse on the Method and likes what he reads. This work includes the famous quote "I think, therefore I am"
  • Lord Ashley befriends Locke

    Anthony Ashley Cooper "Lord Ashely" who is an important British politician meets and befriends Locke
  • Locke saves Lord Ashely's life

    Locke who is now Lord Ashley's personal physicain supervises a liver operation that saves Lord Ashley's life and remarkably he loves another 15 years.
  • Locke writes the Fundamental Constitution of Carolina

    Locke writes the Fundamental Constitution of Carolina
    Because of Lord Ashley's involvment in the new British colonies in America Locke is asked to write the Fundamental Constitution of Carolina
  • Essay

    Locke writes his first draft of the Essay Concerning Human Understanding, in it are ideas on Natural Law; based partially on the writings of others
  • Loke Flees

    Locke's ideas about revolution against a government are linked to a plot to kill the king. Locke flees to Holland, many that agreed with him and Lord Ashley are arrested for treason and some are killed
  • Locke is welcomed by the new king

    England's Glorious Revolution; Locke is welcomed by the new king and returns to England
  • Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke is published

  • Locke meets another great mind

    Locke meets another great mind
    Loke meets Newton and they become friends
  • Two Treatises of Civil Government by John Locke is published

  • Death

    Death
    John Lock dies
  • Jefferson borrows Loke's ideas

    Thomas Jefferson borrows Loke's ideas for the Decloration of Independence