John Locke-Jordan

By jdelany
  • Birth

    The Birth of John Locke.August 29, 1632 and in the state England.
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    His time in school.

    After studying philosphy,medicine,law and mathematics and graduating with multiple degrees Locke becomes a very important professor at Oxford College
  • Locke Read's

    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 Ashely.

    Anthony Ashley Cooper "Lord Ashley" who is an important British politician meets and befriends Locke.
  • 1668

    Locke who is now Lord Ashley's personal physician supervises a liver operation that saves Lord Ashley's life and remarkably he lives another 15 years 1668
  • Fundamental Constitution.

    Because of Lord Ashley's involvement in the new British colonies in America Locke is asked to write the Fundamental Constitution of Carolina.
  • His Opinion.

    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.
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    HIs Contract.

    Locke's begins to write and promote the idea of a Social Contract, he may not be the first with the idea but his social status will make the idea popular.
  • His Ideas!

    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.
  • Return.

    England's Glorious Revolution; Locke is welcomed by the new king and returns to England.
  • Friendship.

    Locke meets Sit Isaac Newton and they become friends.
  • Essay

    Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke is published.
  • Civil Government

    Two Treatises of Civil Government by John Locke is published.
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    His Trade.

    Locke is appointed to the British Board of Trade and even though his health is failing he is its most influential member.
  • The Death

    John Locke dies in 1704 sadly,
  • After.

    Thomas jefferson borrows ideas from Locke and decides to make the Declaration of Independence.