Niccolo Machiavelli And John Locke's Impact On Human History

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Philosophical ideas impacted human history, particularly in government. Niccolo Machiavelli and John Locke ideation molded human history on how power should be divided equally amongst the people and the ruler. Their theories began the steps of construction of the U.S government. Machiavelli ideas migrated the power in monarchies away from the power of the church to the King/Queen. Particularly starting in Florence during the Renaissance and political enlightenment. Locke ideas came before the American Revolution and were the foundation for the U.S Constitution and partly reasons for the revolution. Though these men were not able to live through or the start of their notions, the people took a hold of them impacting government systems.

Niccolo Machiavelli was an Italian statesman and writer for the Florentine Republic. He upheld as a senior official there as well in the 13th century.
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It even allowed for the Kings/Queens to be better leaders for they could resolve issues pertaining to the people without religious influence.. Later on Machiavelli ideas impacted other revolutions to rise above Kings/Queens being in power and giving it to the people. With the help of Machiavelli, John Locke’s ideas too impacted the transition of power.

John Locke was born in England in 1632. He attended Christ Church, Oxford when he was twenty, studying medicine and graduating with a bachelor 's degree in medicine in 1656. He practiced medicine for a while and was a personal physician for Caleb Bank. Here he began to get into politics, where then he wrote Two Treatises of Government. Written before its time, Locke’s ideas were composed against absolute monarchies and more focused onto the natural rights of man. Later being added to his works, An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, Locke became the “Father of
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