How Did John Locke Influence The French Revolution

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John Locke was a philosopher that believed in liberalism. He believed that everyone should have equality and natural rights. Locke went on and studied at Westminster school. He also went to Oxford University, where he studied medicine. With the education he had, he became a highly influential philosopher. He also helped found the western philosophy. John Locke was born on August 29, 1632, in Wrington, a village in the English county of Somerset. His father was a county lawyer and also military man where he served in the English civil war. Therefore, he had an outstanding education since his father had connections in the government. In 1647 Locke enrolled in the Westminster school in London, there Locke earned the king’s scholar that is only given to select of boys and girls. Locke graduated with a bachelor’s degree in medicine. Locke also had gone back to school to get his master of arts and that led to doing tutorial work in college.…show more content…
The concepts caused England to stir and it also impacted the intellectual of unpinning’s that would later on contribute to the American and French Revolution. Therefore, Locke was exiled from England in 1683. When John Locke came back to England in 1688 his essay was published like his other book when he came back. His arrival back in his homeland had come in the aftermath of the dramatic departure of King James II, who'd fled the country, allowing the Whigs to rise to power. Later called the Glorious Revolution of 1688, the event forever changed English government, moving the balance of power from the throne to Parliament. It also set Locke up to be a hero to many in his native
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