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John Locke published the "Two Treaties of Government"
Natural Law: A doctrine that said human affairs should be governed by the ethical principles that are a part of the nature of things and could be understood by reason.
Johnathan Swift published "Gulliver's Travels"
The 13 Colonies stretched along the east coast of North America.
The French and Indian War ends
Battle of Saratoga: Troops from Valley Forge suffered from diseases and were freezing.
Rousseau had published "The Social Contact"
A 28 volume set of books called " Encyclopedia" were published by Denis Diderot
Laissez Faire: the policy where attitude takes their own course, without interfering, like governments not interfering in the working of a free market.
Stamp Act: First British parliamentary attempt to raise revenue through direct taxation of all colonial commerical and legal papers, newspapers, pamphlets,cards, almanacs, and dice.
George the III goes to power.
In Boston the British soldiers opened fire on a crowd that was attacked by snowballs and stones.
Laws has passed to punish colonists for the troubles they have caused.
Thomas Paine published "Common Sense"
The parliament repealed the Stamp Act
"The Spirits of the Laws" was published by Montesquieu
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