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  • John Locke is born

    John Locke is born
    John Locke is born in England.
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    Locke becomes a very important professor at Oxford College

    After studying philosophy, medicine, law, and mathematics and graduating with multiple degrees Locke becomes a very important professor at Oxford College
  • Locke reads Rene Descartes' Discourse on the Method

    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 meets and befriends Locke

    Lord Ashley meets and befriends Locke
    Anthony Ashley Cooper "Lord Ashley" who is an important British politician meets and befriends Locke
  • Locke supervises a liver operation that saves Lord Ashley's life

    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
  • Locke writes his first draft of the essay concerning human understanding

    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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    Locke's begins to write and promote the idea of a 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 against a government are linked to a plot to kill the king

    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
  • England's Glorious Revolution

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

    Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke is published
  • Locke meets Sir Isaac Newton

    Locke meets Sir Isaac Newton
    Locke meets Sir Isaac Newton and they become friends
  • Two treaties of civil government is published

    Two Treatises of Civil Government by John Locke is published
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    Locke is appointed to the British 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 1696-1700
  • Locke dies

    John Locke dies.
  • Jefferson borrow's Lockes ideas

    Jefferson borrow's Lockes ideas
    Thomas Jefferson steals Lockes ideas to write the Declaration of Independence.