John Locke

Document made by Nicole Glover

Biography

Birthday-August 29,1632

Death-October 28,1704

Birthplace-Wrington,Somerset, England

Family

*Father- John Locke

*Mother-Agnes Keene

*Brother-Thomas Locke

Fun Fact

*He was trained in medicine, and he was a key advocate of the Scientific Revolution.

Annotated Exerpt

* "All mankind.....being all equal and independent, no one ought to harm another in his life, health, liberty, or possessions". - Every citizen is equal and no one should harm another's life, health or their possessions.


* "New options are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not already common"- New options are suspected because when something happens you may expect it but you don't really know everything about it.


* " The only fence against the world is a thorough knowledge of it."- The only way to stop someone from growing and learning new things is if you don't teach them


*" The Bible is one of the greatest blessings bestowed by God on the children of men. It has God for Its author; salvation for Its end and truth without any mixture for Its matter. It is all pure." - God gave us the Bible which is one of the best books created. It gives us a great author, it gives us a way to save our sins, and is always true and it is all real.


*"No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience" - No ones knowledge can can be any greater than what they have experienced.

Summary

John Locke was a man who believed that we are all created equally. He said that we are all clean slates when we are born. He also believed that we should have rights and they should be protected by the government. John Locke influenced the founding fathers. They then took his idea's and put the into the constitution. His idea about the government protecting the citizens influenced the Constitution

Bibliography

I cited my evidence from

* Google

*Google images

*Brainy Quote