Josh Jervell

  • John is Born

    John Locke is born
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    Locke become a proffesor at Oxford

    After studying philosophy, medicine, law, and mathematics and graduating with multiple degrees Locke becomes a very important professor at Oxford College
  • Locke likes a book written by Rene descartes

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

    Anthony Ashley Cooper "Lord Ashley" who is an important British politician meets and befriends Locke
  • Locke is supervises a surgery and Lord Ashley lives 15 more years

    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
  • Locke is asked to write the Fundamental Constitution of Carolina

    Because of Lord Ashley's involvement in the new British colonies in America Locke is asked to write the Fundamental Constitution of Carolina
  • John writes about Natural Law

    Locke writes his first draft of the Essay Concerning Human Understanding, in it are ideas on Natural Law; based partially on the writings of other people.
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    Locke writes and premotes social 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
  • Lockes ideas spark a revolution

    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
  • Englands glorious revolution

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

    Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke is published
  • Locke becomes freind with Sir Isaac Newton

    Locke meets Sir Isaac Newton and they become friends
  • John Locke published Two Treatises of Civil Government

    Two Treatises of Civil Government by John Locke
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    Locke is head of the board of trade

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

    John Locke dies
  • Jeffferson uses Lockes ides for the declartion of independance

    Thomas Jefferson borrows from Lockes ideas to write the Declaration of Independence