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John Dalton John Dalton was born on September 6 1766 at Eagelsfield Cumbria in EnglandAlthough he was born in England he spent most of his life in ManchesterHe was born into a Quaker family and while his family had food they were still poor His father Joseph was a weaver and John recieved most of his early education from his father At the age of 12 John opened a school in Eagelsfield where he was the master He was often threatened by the older boys who wanted to fight him because he was smarter but he managed to keep in control for 2 yearsDue to a poor salary John was forced to leave his school and work in the fields with his brother In 1781 John and his brother moved to Kendall There John his cousin George and his brother ran a school where they offered EnglishLatinGreekFrench and twenty one mathematics and science course Their school had sixty pupils After twelve years at Kendall John started doing lectures and answering questions for mens magazines John found a mentor in John Goughwho was the blind son of a wealthy tradesman John Gough taught Dalton languagesmathematicsand optics In 1973 John moved to Manchester as a tutor at New College He immediately joined the Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society and in the same year he published his first book Meteorological Observations and Essays In his book Dalton stated that gas exits and acts independantly and purely physically not chemically After six years of tutoring John resigned to conduct private research while still doing tutoring at 2 shillings a lesson In 1802 John stated his law of partial pressures When two elastic fluids are mixed together A and B they dont repel each other A particles do not repel B particles but a B particle will repel another B particle One of his experiments involved the addition
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