By Ben Ebel, Connor Bohling,
and Chris Mapley
About John Locke
• He was born in England
• He entered the Christ Church in Oxford
• Locke wrote a book called Two Treaty’s of
More About John Locke
• John Locke believed that people could
better themselves by past experiences.
• Believed that hierarchy should not be and
he liked the idea of democracy.
John Locke Key Ideas
• He believed that the purpose of the
democracy was to protect human rights.
• Locke argued that knowledge is based on
and built up from simple ideas, which are
the fundamentals of knowledge.
John Locke Religion
• He believed in religious freedom, but the
religion of John Locke was Unitarian
• Unitarians believe in god but rejects the
John Locke Politics
• John Locke is considered the founder of
• Locke believed that all governments
should go with democracy
John Locke Education
• John Locke believed that learning is the
last part of education and that knowledge
and experience are the most important
parts of education.
John Locke Society
• Locke maintained that the original state of
nature was happy and characterized by
reason and tolerance.
John Locke Quote
• “He is willing to join in Society with other
for the mutual Preservation of their lives,
Liberties and Estates, which I call by the
general name, property”
John Locke and the Enlightenment
• John Locke represents the Enlightenment
with his new Ideas that he made like
Liberalism and he had a new way about
• Locke greatly influenced the American and
• He addressed the limits that we can
understand about the nature of reality.
• John Locke was an inspiration to our own
• He was against the way of society such as
feudalism in the middle ages and believed
that an individual should be free
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