John Locke

By : Grayson Harris, Travis Scott

Define

John Locke was the first man to challenge the divine right of the king with a theory. Locke's theory stated that power was not but obtained by the permission of the people.

Detail

  • Cause : Locke became part of history when he challenged the kings authority of divine right. John revolutionized the way leaders were chosen across the world.
  • Interesting Facts :
  1. John Locke was one of the most influential people in England.
  2. Johns theory would later be used by the Declaration of Independence.
  • Significance : John's theory was placed in the Declaration of Independence by Thomas Jefferson and was adopted by other places after it took root in the colonies.