The Enlightenment

John Locke

3 Natural Rights

J.Locke had in mind that everyone was born with 3 rights which are 1. life 2. liberty 3. property and he thought that it was important to keep it. He also, thought a government would be good for the citizens to feel protected.
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where were they born? what year?

October 28,1704 High Laver, United Kingdom

what was their job?

he was a physician and philosopher

what are their greatest achievements in life?

there are 3 significant books that he wrote an essay concerning human understanding, two treatisies of government and a letter concerning tolerance

what are their political thoughts and beliefs?

he believed that human nature is governed by natural laws. he argued that the function of government was to protect these rights.


who are you going to list as their 2 friends from the enlightenment period?

Thomas Hobb and Rousseau

-Who are you going to list as their 2 friends from the 21st century (this time period)?

Israel Sifuentes and Antonio Beltran

-why did you chose those people as friends from the 21st century?

because he was a smart man and outstanding man like the ones listed.

write a famous quote from your Enlightenment thinker and explain in your words what you think this quote means.

all mankind... being all equal and independent, no one ought to harm another in his life, healthy, liberty, or possesions. -John Locke

this quote means when people are treated equal and are happy,they have no reason to hurt anyone.