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24 Oct 2017
John Locke published "Two Treaties of Government"
Natural Law: The doctrine that human affairs should be governed by ethical principles that are part of the very nature of things and that can be understood by reason.
Jonathan Swift published "Gullivers Travels"
13 colonists stretch along the east coast of north america
French and Indian war ends
In the Battle of Saratoga had troops at Valley Forge suffering from diseases.
"The Social Contact" was published by Rousseau
Denis Diderot published a whole set of books called "Encyclopedia"
Laissez Faire: a policy or attitude of letting things take their own course, without interfering: such as governments not interfering in the workings of the free market
Stamp Act: 1st british parliament attempt to raise revenue through direct taxation of all colonial commercial and legal papers, newspapers, pamphlets, cards, almanacs, and dice
George the III goes to power
New laws passed to punish the colonists for the troubles they have caused
British soldiers Boston opened fire on a crowd that was attacked with stones
Thomas Paine published "common Sense"
Montesquieu published "The Spirit of the Laws"
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