John Locke

  • Jamestown founded

    Jamestown founded
    in 1607, 102 men and children came to North America to start a settlement. They named in Jamestown, in honor of their king, James I. This settlement was the first permanent one in North America. The reason they chose this location was because Jamestown had a lot of water around it, which allowed them to use their ships, because the water was deep enough. They constructed a large fort with strong walls and lots of artillery. This event is important because it marks the first settlement in N.A.
  • Puritans settle in Massachusttes

    Puritans settle in Massachusttes
    in 1630, English governor John Locke, along with 1,000 Puritans, went to America to settle in a new place. they established a religious government that was for church members only. By moving to Massachusetts, it set a new path for transferring the charter and local management. The Puritans also established Boston, Charlestown, Dorchestor, Medford, Watertown, Roxbury. and Lynn. This was important because it gave the Puritans a chance to expand their religion to other parts of the world.
  • John Locke Birth

    John Locke Birth
    John Locke was born on August 29, 1632. He was born in Wrington, United Kingdom. His birth parents are John locke and Agnes Keene
  • Anne Hutchinson kicked out of Massachusetts

    Anne Hutchinson kicked out of Massachusetts
    in 1638, during John Locke's life, Anne Hutchinson was kicked out of Massachusetts. At first, she was very welcomed there. Then, she started hosting private meetings and prayers for men and women. The people of Massachusetts thought it wasn't very reasonable for a girl to be instructing men. also, people started saying that she was talking bad about Puritan teachings. As a result, her and her family were kicked out of Massachusetts. This event shows how strict Massachusetts was with religion.
  • Taj Mahal construction completed

    Taj Mahal construction completed
    The Taj Mahal construction was completed in 1648. Located in India, the Taj Majal is a very popular tourist attraction. It also symbolizes Muslim pride and their achievements. It was built by Shah Jahan in memory of his wife, who had died a while back. This building is important because it symbolizes many different things about India, it's people, and its accomplishments
  • college

    John Locke entered college at age 20. he went to a college in Oxford, where he studied many different majors. It was at this college, that Locke was first introduced to philosophy.He earned his masters degree in arts in 1656.
  • Great Plague

    Great Plague
    Great Plague occurred in London, England from 1665 to 1666. The deaths first began right outside of London. Over the summer, the death rate rose tremendously. In September, over 7,000 people died in just one week! The plague came from the fleas that would attach themselves to rats. Most people of London evacuated when the disease got out of hand. In the end, London had lost over 100,000 people to this disease. This was important because it was a disaster that killed 15% of London's population.
  • Great fire of London

    Great fire of London
    on September 2, 1666, a huge fire broke out in London,England. The fire started in the King's baker's house near the London Bridge. The fire spread very quickly, and warehouses filled with explosive and flammable substances went up in flames. The fire lasted 4 days, being extinguished on September 6th. This fire took a total of 16 lives. This is an important event because this disaster destroyed 80% of the city of London. It was one of the most disastrous events to occur in London.
  • Moves to London

    Moves to London
    in 1667, John Locke moved to London, England. the reason he did this was because he was asked to serve as secretary for Board of Trades. Also, he met Lord Ashley, who he soon went on to marry.
  • Royal Society

    Royal Society
    in 1668, John Locke was elected into the royal society. this benefited him, because it allowed him to communicate with other philosophers that could teach him new things about philosophy. He also proposed his Historical Plain Method to the society
  • England falls

    England falls
    England started to engage in a potential revolution. Because of this, the government targeted Locke. in 1683, he was forced to leave England after the assassination of the king and his brother had failed. This assassination plan became known as the Rye House Plot.
  • French Enlightenment

    French Enlightenment
    During John Locke's life and even after he died, France was going through a time period known as enlightenment. The ideas of this movement heavily weighed on Locke's ideas and beliefs. So, even after he died, Locke was still impacting areas of the world, which shows how important he was
  • Two Treatises of Government

    Two Treatises of Government
    published in 1689, the Two Treatises of Government was one of Locke's most famous works. there were two separate parts to this article, both being very important. This work changed views of many people. He called out a philosopher, and he stated his theory of natural rights. these rights were so important, they are still used to this day.
  • Death of John Locke

    Death of John Locke
    John Locke died on October 28, 1704. He died because he had suffered from delicate health. John Locke, throughout his life, impacted the world in many ways. He completely changed the knowledge of philosophy, as well as the views of certain topics. he died being known as the most influential philosopher to ever live.
  • Theory of natural righta

    Theory of natural righta
    John Locke's theory of natural rights is very important. they had three parts to it, the right of life, liberty, and property. Everyone had a right to live a free and safe life, everyone had the right to be free citizens, and everyone had the right to privately own property. These three rights still apply to people today, and it's all because of John Locke
  • Reasonableness of Christianity

    Reasonableness of Christianity
    this was another famous work by John Locke. In this work, he basically just tried to show his own beliefs and explain why he had those beliefs. He also tried to make connections with certain things in the world. He explained why Jesus waited to admit he was Messiah, made connections with Fall, etc. This opened a door for many more religious beliefs.