John Locke:Denisse

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  • John Locke is born in England.

    John Locke is born in England.
    John Locke is born in England.
  • After studying philosophy, medicine, law, and mathematics and graduating with multiple degrees Locke becomes a very important professor at Oxford Collage

  • 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 reads Rene Descartes' Discourse on the Method and likes what he reads. This work includes the famous quote "I think, therefore I am"
  • Anthony Ashley Cooper "Lord Ashley" who is an important British politician meets and befriends Locke

    Anthony Ashley Cooper "Lord Ashley" who is an important British politician meets and befriends Locke
  • 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 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
  • Because of Lord Ashley's involvement in the new British colonies in America 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, in it are ideas on Natural Law; based partially on the writings of others

  • 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

    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
  • 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

  • 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; Locke is welcomed by the new king and returns to England

  • Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke is published

  • Locke meets Sit Isaac Newton and they become friends

  • Two Treatises of Civil Government by John Locke is published

  • John Locke dies

  • Thomas Jefferson borrows from Locke's ideas to write the Declaration of Independence