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Who is John Locke?. Short Biography. Born in 1632 - died in 1704 (England) Born to Puritan Parents. puritans. Short Bio Continued. Graduated from Oxford University Philosopher during Enlightenment. The Two Treatises of Government. In order to understand

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Who is john locke

Who is John Locke?


Short biography

Short Biography

  • Born in 1632 - died in 1704 (England)

  • Born to Puritan Parents

puritans


Short bio continued

Short Bio Continued

  • Graduated from Oxford University

  • Philosopher during Enlightenment


The two treatises of government

The Two Treatises of Government

In order to understand

the document you must first understand…

“the divine right of kings”


Divine right of kings

Divine Right of Kings

Divine=Divinity = God

The Divine Right of Kings means that God choose some people to rule on earth and do his will.

Therefore, whatever the king decided was the will of God.


Divine right of kings1

Divine Right of Kings

God chooses a king.

What the king said was the will of God.

If you criticized the king you challenged God.


The two treatises of government1

The Two Treatises of Government

1st Treatises John Locke said:

There was no legitimate government under The Divine Right as King Theory.

Divine Right Theory

NOT TRUE

NOT TRUE


The two treatises of government2

The Two Treatises of Government

2nd Treatises said:

  • Everyone born with certain rights

    • Life

    • Liberty

    • Property

Role of the government to protect these rights.

If government didn’t provide protection than the people had the right to overthrow the government.


John locke s influence

John Locke’s Influence

His ideas from The Two Treatises of Government

were incorporated into the Declaration of Independence.


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