US HISTORY PROJECT

BY LISA HORNY

JOHN LOCKE

He was born on August 29, 1632, in Wrington, England, Locke was trained as a physician, but quickly became an influential political theorist closely associated with the Whig party of England.

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

He was born on January 17, 1706, in Boston. Benjamin Franklin is best known as one of the Founding Fathers who drafted the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States.